Emily Klueh is a Clinical Mental Health and Performance Clinician in the University of Michigan Athletic Department. She also owns her own private practice and consulting business Elite Performance & Consulting Services, LLC (EPCS). Emily is responsible for providing direct clinical care using evidence based practices to student athletes and young adults, consulting with coaches, conducting team presentations and educational programming, working interactively with support staff across the University of Michigan athletic campus as well as consulting with organizations and athletic departments across the country.
She is currently contracted to support the Mental Health education and programming efforts with the USOPC and USA Swimming. Emily was named as one of the first Mental Health Officers with the USOPC traveling to Tokyo, Japan supporting Team USA Paralympic athletes and staff at the 2020 Paralympic Games. She has continued to remain involved with the USOPC as needed and as a resource. Her role with USA Swimming is not only creating education and spreading awareness around mental health but also being a point person for Athletes should they need support. This is also the first time USA Swimming has had a designated licensed mental health clinician in this role.
Originally hailing from Kentucky, Emily attended the University of Michigan for her undergraduate degree in psychology on a swimming scholarship. While at Michigan, she became a NCAA champion in the 1650 freestyle, Big Ten Swimmer of the Year, and is the former Michigan and Big Ten record holder in the 500, 1000, and 1650-yard freestyle events. Emily went on to have an illustrious professional swimming career, competing for the United States in 14 different countries. She was a member of the US National Team for 10 years and competed at World Championships twice, the Pan Pacific Championships, the Pan American Games, and the World University Games. Ultimately becoming the first American to win the FINA World Cup Circuit in the 10k event.
|2016||MSW||Interpersonal Practice/Mental Health||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|2010||BA||Psychology||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
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