I am licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in North Carolina. I have experience in helping clients with lgbt-related issues, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & parenting issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Visually Impaired, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Internal Family Systems
NC LMFT 2426
Stella may be a stranger, but quickly made me feel like a trusted friend. Our sessions give me the energy to continue doing whatever I can to heal.
Written on Sep 18, 2023 after therapy with Stella for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd
Stella has shown great understanding of my situation and has quickly understood the issues at hand, which reflects her experience and expertise with therapy. I am glad to have been matched with her and look forward to continuing this journey.
Written on Sep 18, 2023 after therapy with Stella for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
Stella is amazing. She has provided me with a lot of help I need. Thanks
Written on Jul 05, 2023 after therapy with Stella for 2 months on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, coping with life changes, and adhd
I have only had a few sessions with Stella and I wasn’t sure whether a phone set up would work for me. However it has been such a fantastic experience. Stella is warm , knowledgeable and I feel really safe with her. I would highly recommend her.
Written on Jun 03, 2023 after therapy with Stella for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, and self esteem
Stella is kind, knowledgeable, caring and a great listener. She has helped me heal so much. She is wise and smart. Go with Stella, you won’t be disappointed!
Written on May 24, 2023 after therapy with Stella for 8 months
This is the first positive experience I’ve had with therapy.and it’s all due to my therapist.
Written on Apr 26, 2023 after therapy with Stella for 3 months on issues concerning lgbt, and relationship issues