I've been helping people work through life transitions and crisis for the past 20 years in both inpatient and outpatient settings. My work is focused predominately on mood disorders, self-injury, abuse, and building healthy relationships. I truly believe that everyone needs someone to talk to sometimes. Trained as a Mental Health Counselor and Creative Arts Therapist, I've been able to utilize a variety of techniques to guide people to personal insight and growth. Everyone's experience is unique, there is no cookie cutter solution to your situation, so I will tailor my interactions to what you need. I will challenge you and help you be your best version of yourself while supporting you toward your personal goals.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Body Image, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
NY LMHC 000452
VT LCMHC 068.0134995
So far so good. We have our first call tomorrow.
Written on Dec 01, 2022 after therapy with Stephanie for 2 weeks
Stephanie is kind, patient and understanding - all of which are very important qualities in a therapist. We’re only a few sessions in, but I was able to get comfortable talking to her almost immediately - and I appreciate her insights and perspective.
Written on Nov 25, 2022 after therapy with Stephanie for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, coaching, and adhd