I have spent the majority of my life in personal growth and therapeutic pursuits and I am profoundly committed to using both, not only for myself since they have improved my life immensely but also as means of improving and deepening your life experience.
I am grateful to be able to facilitate professionally for others what I do personally for myself. I believe that life is short and that we are each responsible to make ours the most joyful, vibrant experience that we can.
Therapy, with its raw, authentic focus on the painful as well as joyful experiences of life, is a process I value and deeply enjoy. I am very honored by the trust my clients put in me and in their own healing process.
Because of my own experience in therapy as a client, I am very aware that you are the focus of our work together. I am intent on helping you to discover your own truth, inner voice and ability to advocate for yourself in the world.
I have excellent boundaries with my clients and recognize that when it is time for you to move on, I am always happy to recommend other resources for your ongoing journey. The door is always open for you to check in, or to return for as needed. I am ready to suggest actions that you can take and you can practice to improve your life and your relationships with others.
I have been working as a therapist since 1992, and because of this I have a depth and breadth of knowledge about therapy and personal growth resources. I love books, practices and other therapeutic modalities to assist you in your healing.
As an Imago therapist I am uniquely able to assist you with your partnerships and to help you improve your communication with any loved one, friend, family member or co-worker. My use of inner child work or “inner adult work” can help you learn to vastly improve your self-nurturing and self-care, increasing your independence as well as your ability to relate to others in healthy ways.
Some things my clients have said about working with me:
“Stephanie is a warm and connected therapist. Her kindness and open-mindedness easily create an atmosphere of safety, ease and trust between herself and her clients. She is compassionate, accepting and has excellent listening and communication skills.”
“Stephanie’s manner is unbiased, rational, patient and objective. She is easily able to track complicated situations and stay focused and on task. She is honest, real and human with her clients. She uses humor and insight to give feedback and suggestions that keep her engaged in the healing process with her clients.”
“Stephanie includes all aspects of a person into their healing process. teaching mindfulness and self love, tolerance and compassion as a way of accelerating healing. She is always ready and willing to recommend reading or other healing modalities that may benefit her clients.”