My name is Stephanie Young and I am a License Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of New York State. I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) with experience working with adult and children. My experience is in providing trauma -informed, trauma focused therapy. I have been providing therapy for the last 10+ years, primary in outpatient mental health programs focused on person-centered recovery. I also have experience in private practice.
My nonjudgmental and accepting personality allows an ability to promote and develop a positive therapeutic alliance with the individual I am working with, for an effective therapeutic relationship. I focus on motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy to provide assistance to individuals in overcoming past traumatic experiences that are affecting current individual functioning, for the purpose of promoting positive change and recovery.
I have focused on diagnosis such as: Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, Attachment, Anger Management, stress- anxiety,
I look forward to working with you!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Dissociation, First Responder Issues, Guilt and Shame, Life Purpose, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
NY LMHC 005824
Stephanie Young is great. She is very understanding , compassionate and knowledgeable.
She offers tips and suggestions geared to your situation and personality as well.
Written on Dec 18, 2021 after therapy with Stephanie for 3 months on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety
Stephanie is so sweet and kind! She listens really well and she’s extremely knowledgeable. She makes all sessions a safe and comfortable space.
Written on Nov 16, 2021 after therapy with Stephanie for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and trauma and abuse