Stefanie describes her approach to therapy as narrative, insight-oriented and person-centered with a Biblical foundation. Her approach is holistic in nature, giving attention to the mind, heart, body and spirit from a Christ-centered perspective. She believes “doing the work” is both personal and communal, that pain can be a powerful motivator towards awareness and the pursuit of change, and while transformation is possible, it is not a given. She seeks to collaborate with her clients within the context of a safe, trusting and honest relationship, and meets her clients with deep empathy and
Stefanie is particularly passionate about helping those who are helping others, and she longs to see her clients flourish so they are free to embrace and sustain their calling and purpose.
Stefanie anticipates receiving her her Master of Arts in Counseling from Amberton University in 2022. Professional counseling is a second career for Stefanie, though she is not new to the field of counseling. She has been studying human behavior and the process of change while walking alongside and mentoring women for eighteen years. Her previous experience involves twelve years building cross-cultural teams in the hospitality industry, owning a business for over a decade, working in many countries overseas, serving on two church staffs and with two parachurch ministries.
Specialties/Interests: Trauma, Minister & Missionary Care (Member Care), Anxiety, Grief and Loss, Spiritual Issues, Leadership Challenges, Compassion Fatigue/Vicarious Trauma, Codependency, Communication, Relationship and Marital Conflict, Abuse/Neglect, Domestic Violence, PTSD, C-PTSD Depression, Personality Disorders, and Chronic Fatigue/Illness.
Ages Seen: 18+, Couples