Effective, evidence based, compassionate mental health services focused on LGBTQ+ and polyamorous and kinky individuals and relationships.
Counselor in Maitland, FL
Stefanie's interest in working with trauma began following her deployment with the U.S. Army to Iraq. Since, she has gained over 10 years experience treating trauma and has devoted her career to increasing her competency and skill in this area. Stefanie is proud to be trained and capable of providing the premier evidenced based treatment protocols, including EMDR, prolonged exposure, cognitive processing therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and mindfulness meditation.
With training as a sex therapist and over 10 years of experience, Stefanie is seen by other professionals in the community as the local resource for expertise on supporting the needs of members of the kink community, sex workers, and other sexual minorities. Stefanie has a passion for increasing competency among counseling professionals through her work delivering professional trainings and conducting research.
Stefanie holds personal and professional experience with polyamorous relationships and is frequently consulted with by other professionals in the community. She completed her doctoral dissertation on polyamorous relationships, and provides training and instruction locally and nationally to other counseling professionals. Knowing that the mental health profession is failing to meet the needs of the community, contributing to the research base and increasing awareness is a passion of Stefanie's.