Stephanie Bruce

(LCSW)

About Me

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Virginia and Colorado and have 8 years of experience working with adults who struggle with mental illness. I have worked with clients who experience symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma and family/relationship issues. I value a holistic approach to the therapeutic process and truly believe in building trusting relationships with each of my clients. I recognize that each of my clients have unique needs and I am able to shift my counseling approach to meet the needs of my clients.

My counseling style combines strength-based, dialectical -behavioral, and solution-focused approaches to help individuals achieve their therapeutic goals. Identifying one's strengths and coping skills that can be used to help work through various issues is an important part of my therapy approach. I am here to support and guide my clients but I like to facilitate an environment where each client is the expert on themselves.

Reaching out for help with life's many struggles is not easy, so congratulations on taking the first step. I truly look forward to working with you and taking steps to bring peace into your life.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Anger
  • Depression

I also have experience in Addictions, Relationship, Family, Grief, Self esteem, Career, Bipolar

Years of Experience: 8

Licensing

LCSW #CSW.09924579 (Expires: 2018-08-31)

LCSW #0904008452 (Expires: 2018-06-30)


Reviews

Written by J.A. on Oct 09, 2017 after counseling with Stephanie for 3 weeks depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

I went to Stephanie for self-esteem issues, anxiety, and possible depression and she's been nothing but supportive and caring. She likes to work off of your strengths and I feel a strange amount of reassurance every time I speak to her.

Written by J.E. on Oct 03, 2017 after counseling with Stephanie for 2 weeks depression, stress, anxiety, family, and anger

Stephanie Bruce is wonderful, timely and very supportive. It was a lucky day for me when we were watched.

Written by B.R. on Sep 29, 2017 after counseling with Stephanie for 2 weeks depression, stress, anxiety, and family

She is very helpful.

Written by J.A. on Jun 20, 2017 after counseling with Stephanie for 5 months depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career

She plays to your strengths.

Written by K.A on Feb 12, 2017 after counseling with Stephanie for 1 month stress, anxiety, relationship, intimacy-related, self esteem, and career

She is prompt and consistent with help

Written by S.T on Feb 07, 2017 after counseling with Stephanie for 2 weeks depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, eating, self esteem, and bipolar

So kind, thoughtful, and helpful.

Written by J.A on Jan 28, 2017 after counseling with Stephanie for 1 month depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career

So glad to be working with Stephanie -- she's a great coach. Her strength based approach is great for me as I work through my work stress, family stress and self confidence issues. She's super flexible and responsive, down to earth and realistic. Highly recommended.

Written by C.O on Jan 14, 2017 after counseling with Stephanie for 3 weeks stress, anxiety, sleeping, and self esteem

Stephanie is amazing. So down to earth and insightful. She's the first counselor I've trusted and felt connected to. She obviously cares about her clients.

Written by M.A on Dec 22, 2016 after counseling with Stephanie for 2 months depression, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related, self esteem, and bipolar

Stephanie has been wonderful to work with. She is always quick in response time and seems to genuinely care for her clients. Stephanie has been able to help me work through some very intense areas in my life with professionalism and non biased advice, all while making you feel comfortable as if you've known her for years.

Written by M.A on Dec 13, 2016 after counseling with Stephanie for 3 weeks depression, addictions, and trauma and abuse

Stephanie has been very helpful with addressing some family issues I have been dealing with for some months. Her perspective and advice gave me confidence that I was doing the best I could to take care of myself and my family. Thank you Stephanie for your support!

Written by A.A on Nov 23, 2016 after counseling with Stephanie for 2 weeks depression, and trauma and abuse

Very helpful, and genuinely interested in the well-being of her clients. Highly recommend.

Written by M.A on Nov 18, 2016 after counseling with Stephanie for 3 weeks depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, and self esteem

Stephanie is amazing :) With her help I'm learning to keep a positive mind. I'm learning to remember how important my medicine is and how much the little things she suggests like positive affirmations and writing them down can really help. She is there for me whenever we talk and she makes me feel less alone. I appreciate her :) She really has helped.

Written by J.O on Nov 02, 2016 after counseling with Stephanie for 3 weeks depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, anger, and career

In the couple weeks I have been working with Stephanie, I am already making some amount of improvement. I still have a ways to go, but overall, my experience has been very positive and very helpful. I came to this website very skeptical from the start, but my tune has changed.