Stephaine is a master’s level intern from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville who primarily works with preteens, teens and young adults. She provides trauma informed care grounded in an empowerment model of counseling. She has worked with individuals in various life transitions including specific knowledge in grief/loss, cultural transitions, and trauma. Overall Stephaine wants to help clients discover their agency so they can build healthy relationships and lifestyles.
Stephaine provides evidence based practices and uses Feminist counseling as her main modality; which seeks to help clients connect with their voice/story and discover power and meaning in their lives. Stephaine also incorporates other theories such as Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Gestalt, and Narrative therapy when it is appropriate for the client. She has special training in grief/loss interventions including non-death losses and traumatic loss for children and adolescence (CTG). She also has training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT). Stephaine hopes that clients can leave counseling having a deeper knowledge and love for themselves so they can advocate for their best life
- Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Planned Graduation August 2020
- Bachelors of Art in Psychology with a minor in Criminology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, May 2018
- Bachelor of Art in English: Rhetoric and Composition, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, May 2018