Em Capito, LCSW, RYT, CMT

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Em Capito

Em brings a holistic mind-body approach to treatment, recognizing life’s inevitable tragedies and challenges as an opportunity to bravely reinvent a meaningful life from a foundation of deep self-awareness and resilience. She firmly believes in each individual’s inherent strength and the necessity of charting their own path forward. Em received a Master’s degree in Social Work in 2007, starting her career in addiction treatment. She is additionally certified as a Life Power Yoga Teacher and a Dharana Meditation Teacher.

Recent Posts

  • What Is Borrowed Shame?

    By definition, shame is “a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming, or impropriety,” or even, “a condition of humiliating disgrace or disrepute.” Shame can plague someone because of something that they have done wrong. Often, if someone gets caught doing something they shouldn’t be doing, they feel humiliated or embarrassed. There are others, … Continued

  • DBT Skills: TIPP

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of therapy that gives individuals the skills to practice mindfulness, distress tolerance, and emotional regulation. Today, Pinnacle Recovery is going to focus on one specific distress tolerance skill: TIPP.  To jog your memory, TIPP stands for Temperature, Intense exercise, Paced breathing, and Paired muscle relaxation. TIPP is meant … Continued

  • Does My Addiction Stem From Control?

    For those struggling with an addiction, there is probably a sense of control, or a lack thereof. Before the addiction has fully formed, someone may lean on a substance to feel a sense of control in their daily life. For example, someone with social anxiety may feel a lack of control in social settings; so, … Continued

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