Stephanie believes that every individual is worthy of respect and the dignity of their life should be upheld and protected. This belief system is carried through in the therapy room where she works diligently to create a strong therapeutic alliance with her clients. She works diligently to create an environment where you will feel safe, seen, heard, understood, and loved. Stephanie feels strongly that human beings were made for community and that we all struggle from time to time. As a therapist, it is her privilege to walk alongside you and accompany you in your journey toward healing and self-discovery.
Taking a step to better yourself and find time for your mental health can be difficult. Rest assured that you are not in this journey alone. Taking this step takes courage and Stephanie is more than happy to accompany you and help you see your strengths and find ways to work towards your goals and healing.
Relationships can be difficult. Whether you are going through a rough patch, struggling with communication or have been betrayed through infidelity, Stephanie believes that if a couple is willing to come in and work on the conflicts that are plaguing their relationship then there is always hope even in the most dire situation. She can assist in working through conflicts and developing effective communication skills and understanding each other’s perspective in order to reestablish attachment bonds and rebuild healthier relationships.
Trauma can make one stuck and create barriers in life that are difficult to bring down and prevent us from living a happy and fulfilling life. Trauma creates shame in our lives which cause us to believe things about ourselves that are not true. It is Stephanie’s goal to help you overcome the pains of past hurt and help you rediscover the strength you have. Using a trauma-informed approach, she can collaboratively set attainable goals to set you on a path of healing.
Education and Background
Stephanie is currently pursuing a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy through Northcentral University. She is a proud member of Delta Kappa, the honors society for marriage and family therapists. With a BA in Psychology at Arizona State University she has worked for a non-profit for 8 years where she has gained extensive experience counseling individuals in crisis and families.
Areas of Expertise
Marital and Premarital
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Trauma and PTSD
Scheduling and Insurance
Stephanie takes Aetna and Blue Cross Blue Shield. For clients not using insurance, her rate is $60 for a 60-minute session. She can also offer a sliding scale if needed. To schedule an appointment with Stephanie, email email@example.com or call 623-698-4497.