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Kate Stephens, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationship issues Grief Self esteem Depression
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About me

I am licensed in Maine with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Professional experience

6yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Kate Stephens. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Kate is wonderful she checks in on me. And she is able to guide me to find solutions and she supports me!

Written on May 31, 2023 after therapy with Kate for 9 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

I’ve been seeing Kate for around 6 months now and I cannot stress enough how incredibly kind and patient she is. She has taken the time to build rapport and a genuine relationship with me to fully understand the circumstances of my life and how she can support me. Right from the start Kate made me feel comfortable and at ease by sharing experiences and stories from her own life and showing her genuine and authentic nature. I am so grateful to have been paired with Kate, she has helped turned my life upside down for the better.

Written on Jan 23, 2023 after therapy with Kate for 5 months on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Kate is amazing! We had our first phone call session the other day and i had a horrible day at work and was a mess crying and everything! By the end of the phone call i felt a little relaxed and a little better about what happened. She is so caring and understanding!

Written on Jan 23, 2023 after therapy with Kate for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and adhd