I've been a therapist for a lot of years and have a lot of vary diverse experience ranging from individual, couple/relationship, inpatient and outpatient therapy and even training as a hostage negotiator. I've been a certified hypnotherapist, have a background in spiritual counseling as well. As such, I'm not limited to one approach to helping my clients but can offer multiple approaches that fits the individual the best. I have expertise in both mild and severe mental health related issues. While I don't believe that I have all of the answers, I am confident that I can provide ideas, methods, and approaches that are probably very new or different than what you have already currently experienced. My goal for therapy is to find what works best for you, in order to get you feeling and functioning better sooner rather than later.
Additional areas of focus: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Phobias, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
ID LMFT LMFT-6
Worked with Steve for close to a year. He new exactly how to make me feel at ease about what I was going through and gave me the right tools and reassurance to persevere. He is thoughtful in his approach and highly skilled. Look no further for a therapist worth every penny.
Written on Mar 26, 2023 after therapy with Stephen (Steve) for 7 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes
I enjoyed my time and our sessions helped
Written on Mar 26, 2023 after therapy with Stephen (Steve) for 1 year and 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Steve is an excellent and experienced clinical professional, very capable of supporting you through difficult times and delivering methods for improving your mental health long term. I would highly recommend Steve to those looking for professional and timely mental health support.
Written on Mar 15, 2023 after therapy with Stephen (Steve) for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and grief
Steve is able to identify negative self and always makes it a point to help lead you in the right direction. His leadership skills show and he also balances it out with listening which is just proof of his expertise and experience. Steve also brings stories that help put your situation in a more generalized perspective that helps me re-orient myself. Thank you for what you do.
Written on Mar 13, 2023 after therapy with Stephen (Steve) for 1 year on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and family conflicts
Stephen's experience shows, in the right way.
Written on Jan 17, 2023 after therapy with Stephen (Steve) for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes
He is wonderful
Written on Nov 18, 2022 after therapy with Stephen (Steve) for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem