Emily Van Laan, LCSW

Therapeutic Support Coach, Chrysalis Program
Therapeutic Support Coach

Emily Van Laan was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She attended Emory University where she received her B.S. in Psychology and minor in Sociology. She received her Master of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Austin.

From a young age, Emily has been passionate about working with children and helping them overcome challenges in order to reach their full potential. Emily has had experience working with children and their families in a variety of settings including children’s hospitals, schools, a psychology lab, and several non-profit organizations including The River Performing and Visual Arts Center.

In her free time, Emily enjoys cooking, traveling, going on walks, and trying new restaurants around Houston.

Emily is very excited about being a part of the Interdisciplinary Learning Practice Team and helping students receive the support they need to thrive. She continues to learn from the amazing students at The Monarch School.