I am a licensed psychologist with 20 years of experience working with kids, teenagers, adults, and families. I offer a strength-focused approach, prioritizing active listening and validation before solutions. As far as intervention, I am trained in Multisystemic Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Brainspotting. Brainspotting is Trauma based intervention based on neuroscience.
I believe all people can be resilient, and I work to emphasize your strengths to overcome obstacles.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
CA Psychologist 18943
Written on Sep 06, 2022 after therapy with Stephanie for 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Dr. Parmely is a pleasure. I appreciate her insight, expertise and demeanor.
I have found her to be most helpful and comforting.
Please take some time to talk to Dr. Parmely
Written on Jun 01, 2022 after therapy with Stephanie for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, adhd, and anger management