Ilma Bokman,

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor,
Licensed Social Worker


Site Location:

Clinical Interests:
Anxiety and Depression, Trauma, Grief/Loss, Women Empowerment, Boundaries, Marriage/Relationships, Blended Families, Parenting Issues, Infidelity, Communication, Self-Esteem, Life Transition Issues, Spiritual Formation, Inner Healing, Attachment Issues, Childhood Trauma, Premarital Counseling and Marriage Enrichment

Population Served:
Adults, young adults, children, couples and families

Educational History:
Cleveland State University, BA in Social Work
Ashland University & Theological Seminary, MA in Clinical Pastoral Counseling

Clinical Trainings, Certifications & Professional Memberships:
Mood Disorders
Trauma Attachment,
EMDR Level I & II trained
Spiritual Integration
Trauma Focused
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Sand Tray and Play Therapy
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Formational Prayer Training
Memory Reconsolidation Training

Emerge/Community Involvement:
Leads worship at home church and Emerge
Raising grandchildren


Due to a local winter storm warning, Emerge Counseling Ministries will be closed Friday, January 19th and will reopen pending improved weather conditions. We are offering telehealth appointments only pending the clinician’s availability to do so.