Stephanie received her Master's Degree in Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary. Prior to working at Dallas Counseling and Treatment Center, Stephanie was the Counseling Director for a Dallas-based non-profit agency helping those affected by commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Stephanie has led numerous therapy groups including sexual abuse therapy groups in the local juvenile detention centers from a curriculum she authored titled, Refuge: Abuse Support for Teens. Stephanie has spoken at many key conferences and agencies, with the intent to equip professionals to provide trauma-informed care for those affected by abuse and trafficking.
Stephanie specializes in treating any type of emotional or sexual trauma, anxiety-based disorders, PTSD, depression, couples, addiction, family members of addicts and alcoholics, and dissociative disorders. Stephanie is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which is utilized to treat anxiety-based disorders including PTSD and emotional/sexual trauma. She is also trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Stephanie is skilled in working with couples to help reduce friction and improve communication. She is experienced in working with LGBTQ individuals and couples.
In her free time, Stephanie loves going on long distance runs and spending time with her two children. Stephanie also has her hands full with a 64 LB boxer-mix named Maebe that she and her husband rescued.