Debra Stephens


About Me

Welcome! My name is Debra Stephens LPC, BCBA. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Behavior Analyst in the State of Michigan. I have worked in the mental health field for over 15 years and have experience in a variety of settings such as, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient program, home, school and community mental health agency. I have worked with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, stress, intellectual/developmental disabilities, life transitions, autism, personality disorders, and self-harm behaviors.

My counseling style is warm and supportive, and I embrace unconditional positive regard and non-judgmental stance toward all individuals. A main focus in my treatment is establishing a safe, trusting therapeutic relationship, which is essential for facilitating effective counseling and progress toward your goals. My primary treatment modality is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), with a person-centered manner, and includes accepting ourselves as we are and working toward change. Working collaboratively with individuals on their treatment goals is a priority.

I applaud you for taking this first step in seeking support and direction to achieve your goals. I look forward to working with you.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Trauma and abuse , Parenting issues , Bipolar disorder , Compassion fatigue , Abandonment , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) , Dissociation , Guilt and Shame , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 16

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


MI LPC 6401009910

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