Emerson Rothwell, LICSW

(licensed as Tracie Rothwell)



Emerson is the founder of Pride Counseling & Consulting Southcoast. They are a queer therapist, clinical consultant, and trainer with a certification in LGBT- affirmative Psychotherapy from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT-CA).

Education & Experience:

Emerson has been working in the mental health field for over twelve years. They are a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with a BA in Anthropology and Psychology from The University of Massachusetts- Amherst, and they also have an MSW from Bridgewater State University.

Emerson's clinical experience includes direct care work in a therapeutic group home, outpatient therapy in both clinic and school settings, and providing supervision to MSW interns and therapists seeking licensure. In addition to their LGBT certification, they are also trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (TF-CBT), and they have spent the majority of their mental health career working with individuals who have experienced trauma. Emerson has done trainings on LGBTQA+ affirmative therapy, trauma and minority stress, and non-suicidal self-harm. 

Emerson is comfortable working with all ages, and they also enjoy doing family work and parent support. Most of the clients they see currently are transgender youth, and/or clients who identify as part of the LGBTQA+ community.


Robyn Rogers, LMHC



Robyn is a psychotherapist and strong ally who believes that all people deserve to live an authentic and joyful life.  She has a specific interest in how developmental disabilities and gender intersect to create unique life experiences.  Robyn has a post graduate certification in Play Therapy as well as training in LGBTQIA+, Autism Spectrum, Child Development and Trauma Focused care.  Robyn is passionate about considering the whole person using a balanced approach that incorporates mind, body and spirit. 

Education & Experience:

Robyn has been working with high risk women, children and families for more than 25 years. She received her education from Fisher College, UMASS Dartmouth and Capella University. Robyn is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Certified Play Therapist. She has worked within school, hospital and clinic settings with people from birth to geriatrics. Her preferred client is one who is willing to work toward a healthy goal. She has experience working with individuals who have developmental disabilities and has provided training on the topic of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Robyn has spent many years working with those who have experienced prolonged, complex trauma and has provided training on how trauma impacts the development of play themes in young children. Other areas of interest include gender dysphoria, body dysmorphic disorder, anxiety and depression. 

Robyn is comfortable seeing clients of all ages. 

If you are experiencing an emergency such as suicidal thoughts, please call 911 or The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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