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Alida S. Mason, LCSW, LPC

Alida Mason is a board certified Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Professional Counselor, awarded from the North Carolina Social Work Board and the North Carolina Counselor Board. She is the founder and co-owner of The Haymount Institute for Psychological Services, with three locations serving Fayetteville, Hope Mills, and Raeford North Carolina. She has 30+ years of experience in cognitive behavioral interventions for a multitude of psychological and social environment health conditions. Her specialties include women’s issues, couples therapy, terminal illness coping / bereavement for adults and children, post traumatic stress interventions for military families /Department of Defense (DoD) personnel, and personal growth strategies for women. Training includes family constellation work, clinical hypnosis, bipolar disorder management, and marital conflict disintegration intervention. Alida has devoted a great number of hours to community involvement through public speaking engagements involving women’s diversity issues, family advocacy and weight loss seminars. The Haymount Institute has earned its distinction in private practice through the delivery of professional services and is nationally recognized by the Association of Psychology Post Doctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).

Jason Branch, MSW, LCSWA

Jason Branch is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate. He received his bachelor’s degree in in Social Work in 2017, and his master’s in Social Work in 2019. Both from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. While completing his master’s degree, Jason gained clinical experience at Counseling and Psychological Services on the campus of North Carolina at Pembroke providing individual and group counseling, crisis management, and prevention education to the campus community.

Jason enjoys working with a variety of populations including adolescents, adults, and families. Jason’s passion is rooted in the primary mission of the social work profession to enhance human well-being and empower clients to be the best version of themselves that they can.

Jason’s therapeutic approach includes the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Strengths Perspective, and Motivational Interviewing. He provides counseling for individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, college-specific adjustments, self-esteem, substance use, and other mental health concerns.

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Gandhi

Kari Bustillos, LPC, NCC

Kari Bustillos is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology for The University of Maryland University College. Currently, she is pursuing her doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Capella University.

Kari enjoys working with adults (individual or couples) with a wide range of personal challenges and psychological issues. She uses a variety of therapeutic modalities to promote emotional wellness and resolve internal conflict. She provides a safe nonjudgmental environment to explore troubling issues, gain insight into problems, and develop new and healthy ways of coping with personal struggles.


Ki Byung Chae, PhD, LPCA, NCC

Ki Chae earned his PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision with a cognate in family counseling from the College of William and Mary. He completed a graduate certificate program in substance abuse counseling from East Carolina University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor. Ki is an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Ki has presented at national and state conferences and is the author of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on counselor education and mental health.His clinical experience includes providing family counseling and psychotherapy in university and community mental health settings and serving as the director of a non-profit family counseling center in Vienna, VA. He has received education and training in a wide variety of therapeutic modalities and uses active interventions in counseling sessions to help clients in experiencing profound change. He resides in Fayetteville, NC with his wife and three children.


John ‘Tyler’ Chapman, LCSWA

John “Tyler” Chapman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate. He received his Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina Pembroke and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Mars Hill University. While attending University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Tyler gained experience in providing individual and group therapy as well as facilitating support groups for children and adolescents who struggled with physical, verbal, and sexual aggression.

Tyler enjoys working with a variety of populations including the LGBTQ community, later adolescents, couples, families, and members of the Armed Forces. He has maintained compassion to empower clients to be the best version of themselves that they can.

Tyler believes that an eclectic approach to providing therapy is what helps people to achieve their inner greatness. By utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, System-Perspective, and Strengths Perspective he will engage clients in what manner that best meets their needs. Tyler provides a safe, confidential, and empowering space for people from all walks of life. In Tyler’s approach, he engages client’s past to help each client see for themselves why their experiences can affect their present moment.


April Colkmire-Keen, NCC, LPC

April is a Nationally Certified and Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and graduated from Liberty University with a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling. April holds the therapeutic relationship that exists between therapist and client in the highest regard, believing that a trust-filled relationship is the foundation for healing and change. The theoretical approach utilized in therapy is determined by the client and their needs, and may include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy, and Client-Centered Play Therapy.  April works with individuals of all ages, specializing in anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, mood disorders, grief, adjustment issues, anger management, low self-esteem, sexual and physical abuse, and addiction. Faith-based counseling is also available upon request.


Laura Disney, LCSW

Laura Disney is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  Laura has her bachelor’s degree in dairy science from Virginia Tech.  After interning at a therapeutic farm, she decided to pursue her master’s degree in social work from The University of Maryland.

Laura has experience working in animal-assisted therapeutic settings including on a therapeutic farm with youth-at-risk, and with service dogs in training and wounded warriors.  Laura gained clinical experience working with students in an elementary-middle school, working with service members and their families at a military hospital, and working with adults in a community mental health center.  Laura enjoys working with a variety of populations, primarily ages 17+, to include individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, those identifying within the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and their families, individuals facing legal challenges, and individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses.  Laura has provided effective individual and group treatment for a variety of diagnoses such as trauma, mood, psychotic, and personality disorders, as well as dual diagnoses.

Laura uses treatment modalities including Person-Centered Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive Processing Therapy.  Operating with a strength-based and systems-based approach, Laura collaborates with each client to provide evidence-based treatment for their individual needs and goals.  Laura strives to create a warm, safe, empathic atmosphere to support her clients in overcoming barriers and making positive changes.  Understanding that mental health is just one piece of total wellness, Laura welcomes interdisciplinary involvement to promote overall well being.


Katherine Fouty, LCSW

Katherine Fouty is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor receiving her bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master’s of Social Work, specializing in Couples’ and Family Therapy. While at the University of Michigan, she completed her internship at Dawn Farms a juvenile, substance abuse clinic, providing individual, group, and family services, using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

After graduation, Katherine focused on children with Autism Spectrum Disorder providing Behavioral Therapy to military families. She has since worked with individuals and families in China and the Czech Republic. Katherine uses a person-centered approach and other evidence based practices to help her clients discover internal strengths, supports, and solutions.


Elizabeth ‘Carol’ Franco, LCSW

Carol Franco is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  She has a Bachelor of Arts from UNC at Charlotte and a  Master of Social Work from East Carolina University.  She enjoys working with a wide range of individuals.  Her specialties included ADHD, anxiety, BiPolar, Depression, family, Martial and/or couples and psychotic disorders.

Sarah Honald, LCSWA

Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate. She earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from Georgia State University. Her graduate-level internship experience includes mobile crisis intervention response within the Greater Atlanta region. She has served people from diverse backgrounds and cultures by assessing strengths, needs, and support to help clients remain within the community while gaining increased functioning and quality of life.

Sarah enjoys working with adolescents and adults with a wide range of issues and challenges. Her passion is to help facilitate self-awareness, promote positive change, new coping strategies, and optimal functioning based on each person’s unique needs, strengths, and challenges.

Sarah utilizes a strength-based, person-centered approach guided by best practices and clients’ input and feedback. She strives to foster a safe and supportive environment which empowers the client to increase insight, self-awareness and cultivate more productive ways of coping. Sarah believes that active collaboration between client and therapist is critical to developing a plan based on the individual needs and goals of the client. Some of the modalities used during therapy include Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused, Cognitive-Behavioral, and Dialectal Behavioral therapies, among others.

Sarah recently relocated to the Fayetteville area from Atlanta, Georgia. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and exploring all the activities North Carolina has to offer. Sarah’s prior military experience provides insight into the unique needs and challenges of the service member and veteran populations, and their families.



Shannon Gemma-Marr, LPC

Shannon is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of North Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Campbell University. Shannon has been in the counseling profession for the last 18 years and has experience in various settings including: nonprofit, state agency, outpatient/private practice, and the school system. Her specialties and professional interests include: crisis & trauma, child abuse & sexual assaults, anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, life transitions & stress, coping skills and anger management.  She enjoys working with people of all ages and backgrounds to provide clients a safe, confidential place to work through life’s challenges. Her approach to counseling is integrative and tailored to meet the treatment needs of each client. Goals often include: managing and overcoming anxiety and stress; surviving and processing grief and loss, managing life transitions and adjustments; improving mood and overcoming depression; enhancing self-esteem; improving relationships; improving emotional and behavioral issues.


Morgan Okorn, LCSWA

Morgan Okorn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Southern Connecticut State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut, with a minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. While attending Southern Connecticut State University, Morgan gained experience in providing individual, family, and group therapy for children and adolescents who struggle with serious emotional, behavioral, psychological, and social issues.

With a strengths-based perspective, Morgan utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Person-Centered Therapy, as well as aspects of Play Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and other empirically-supported approaches. She believes that with hope, along with the ability to challenge and replace irrational thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes, people are free to experience positive change.

Though much of Morgan’s training and experience has been focused in treating children and adolescents, she welcomes and cherishes the diversity of individuals of all ages, genders, and walks of life.


Christy Horne, LCSW

Christy Horne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (license #C010384). She earned a Masters Degree in Social Work from North Carolina State University in 2014 and a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Human Services from Peace College in 2011. Her graduate level internship experience includes working in a non-profit community mental health agency where she conducted cognitive behavior therapy groups, and working with college students at NC State University providing alcohol screenings, assessments, and intervention.

Christy’s professional history includes providing therapy in a private practice setting, working in the field of eating disorders at a residential treatment center, providing in-home therapy and housing case management with adults who were formerly homeless and living with a persistent mental illness, and outpatient therapy and psychological assessments with adults at a non-profit community mental health agency.

She enjoys working with adults, teens, and adolescents  who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, family dynamics, anger, relationship concerns, school/work stressors, and unhealthy communication patterns.

She uses a variety of therapies, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical Behavior therapy techniques.

When not at work, Christy enjoys being in nature as much as possible, hiking our local state parks, yoga, Carolina basketball, and spending time with friends and family.

Walter Johnson, LCSWA, LCASA

Walter S. A. Johnson III is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate. He received his undergraduate degree from North Carolina Central University, his MBA from Purdue University and his MSW from Fayetteville State University. He developed an interest for mental health while assisting with managing a mental health company in Clinton, NC. While completing his MSW, he worked with adults with substance use disorders at Elite Care Services and later worked with Veterans at the Fayetteville VA Medical Center with the Substance Abuse Treatment Program.

Additionally, Walter worked with Daymark in Sanford, NC where he was trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), which is typically used to help individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, individuals who are at times suicidal and/or have difficulty with emotion regulation. He has experience working with clients with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Conduct Disorders, Anger Management, Co-Occurring challenges and challenges related to substances, using several evidence-based therapies, to include Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI). He understands it is a major step to come to therapy and considers it especially important to build rapport and attempt to make his clients feel welcomed.


Shelia Leese-Roberts, LCSW

Shelia A. Leese-Roberts is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in children, adolescence, and family counseling. She is a long-time Fayetteville resident receiving her Bachelor’s of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in 1999 and obtaining her Master’s of Social Work at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill in 2007.

Shelia has an extensive background working with child protection cases, family preservation, military culture, LGBT and school system.

Her specialty is in the area of children and adolescence. She specializes in children with have Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, and Anxiety. Through Play therapy, Psycho-dynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectal Behavioral Therapy for teems and Family Theories, among others Shelia helps children and their families learn to negotiate difficult life situations and teach them more adaptive ways of managing and moving beyond them.

Shelia also works with the adults who have experiences of Anxiety, Adult ADHD, PSTD, Bi-polar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorders among others.

Shelia is a holistic therapist that emphasis on practical interactive techniques that would be most helpful for each client. Shelia’s approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help her clients resolve current life issues. Shelia does this with sensitivity and compassion, she works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve their personal goals.

Ursula Merritt, LCSW, LCASA

Ursula J. Merritt graduated from Fayetteville State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and a Master Degree in Social Work. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate for The State of North Carolina.

Ursula’s experience involves working with children, adolescents, adults, and families with mental health, behavioral health, and developmental disabilities. Ursula has worked in the mental health field since 2008 in various roles with Cumberland and Robeson County in The Department of Social Services, The School System, and The Juvenile Justice System. She has provided individual, family, and group therapy in the areas of anxiety, depression, stress, anger management, mood disorders, family/relationship conflict, anger management, parenting, and substance abuse. Ursula is skilled at teaching coping, calming, problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills. She is a friendly and approachable therapist with a talent for making people feel at ease. She enjoys working with people of all ages and backgrounds to overcome behavioral and emotional issues and to achieve personal growth.

Ursula’s approach to counseling involves helping to identify strengths, and develop self-awareness. Her practice builds on a belief that each individual’s needs are unique and should receive confidential care within a comfortable and safe environment. Her primary theoretical orientation is Person-Centered therapy. She feels the basic concept of this approach, which includes unconditional positive regard and empathy, is essential in the therapeutic relationship. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Faith-based Therapy are among other treatment modalities that Ursula also utilizes.


Sarah Mulhaul, LCSWA

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Eli Neal, M.A., LPCA

Eli Neal is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Methodist University in 2013, and his Master’s in Psychology from Fayetteville State University in 2016. He completed his practicum at the Hope Mills Haymount office, and his internship at the Intrepid Spirit center on Fort Bragg.

While Eli is open to working with anyone who wants to create a better life for themselves, he is particularly interested in LGBT/Gender Identity counseling, hoping to become a great resource for people who identify in that group in Fayetteville and surrounding areas. He also has experience working with families of children with Autism, the Military population, along with the diagnoses of PTSD, depression, anxiety, mood disorders and adjustment disorders.

Eli utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Person-Centered Therapy, but can use other empirically-supported treatments and modalities to fit a client’s needs. He believes that therapy is a team effort, with both participants taking an active role in therapy.


Kayla Reese, LCSWA

Kayla Reese is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate specializing in children, adolescent, and family counseling. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Fayetteville State University with a concentration in Child and Family Services and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from American University, with a minor in Sociology. While completing her master’s degree, Kayla gained experience working with children and adolescents at Cape Fear Valley as well as with the Cumberland County Guardian ad Litem and Family Court.

Working from a strengths-based perspective, Kayla utilizes a variety of evidenced-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, and Family Systems Theories to support children and their families. She provides a safe and supportive space for clients to explore life issues, develop coping strategies, increase self-awareness, and realize personal goals.

Through a collaborative and individualized approach, Kayla empowers clients to take an active role in the healing process.


April Seabrook, LCSWA

April Seabrooks is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate. She earned a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and a Bachelors of Social Work from Methodist University. Her graduate level internship experience includes working in a veteran medical center with mental health crisis, where she conducted cognitive behavior therapy groups, problem solving groups, grief/loss groups, and worked with veterans in providing biopsychosocial assessments, family meetings, and intervention.

April’s professional history includes advocating for women experiencing domestic violence through shelter advocacy, advocating for children through the Guardian ad Lithem program, case management with adults who are homeless and living with a mental health illness or substance use disorders.

April’s competencies include working with children, adolescents, teens, and adults.  April specializes in anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, adjustment concerns, mood disorders, family dynamics, grief, anger management, relationship concerns, school or work stressors, unhealthy communication patterns, emotional and physical abuse, low self-esteem, and weight loss.

April enjoys working with diversity populations, which include individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, those identifying within the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and their families, individuals experiencing challenges, and individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses.

April utilizes a variety of therapies including: Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical Behavior therapy techniques.

April’s approach comes from the evidence-based strengths perspective as well as a systems-based approach.  April and the client work together to form the client’s personalized treatment plan, that addresses the needs and the goals of the client.

When not at work, April loves being in her flower beds, gardening, and having her toes in the sand at the ocean!


Kristen Sessoms, M.A.Ed., NCC, LPC, LCAS-A

Kristen is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist-Associate. She received her Masters of Arts in Education with a specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She completed her practicum and internship at Methodist University at the Center for Personal Development in which she gained experience working with men and women ages 18 and up in both the individual and group setting. Kristen takes a strengths-based approach to counseling, utilizing Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered Therapy and other evidence-based approaches to provide a safe and non-judgmental environment for the client. Her specialties include working with individuals (ages 13 and up) with substance use issues, depression, anxiety, stress, relationship problems, anger management, coping skills, life transitions, peer relationships, self-esteem, sleep/insomnia, suicide ideation, sexuality, gender issues, and self-harm.

Karen Soutullo, LPC

Karen graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (B.A. Psychology) and Fayetteville Stated University (M.A Psychology) and completed her internship at the Haymount Institute. Karen works with children, adolescents, teenagers and adults in individual, family and marital sessions. She works with clients at different stages of life, with diverse backgrounds, and of any sexual orientation. Karen uses empirically supported methods of therapeutic interventions including REBT, DBT, relaxation techniques, and play therapy interventions with a foundation of person centered therapy


Elizabeth A. Williams, LPC, NCC

Elizabeth (Beth) Williams is a Licensed Professional Counselor for the State of North Carolina. She has 10 years of counseling experience with children and adults. Her specialties include working with children (and their parents) with substance use issues, self-esteem issues, suicidal ideation, sexual and gender identity issues. She also has experience in working with children with disorders such Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder, and PTSD. She enjoys working with people – men and women – who struggle with Depression, low self-esteem, anxiety, PTSD, and is comfortable with using faith based counseling upon the request of her clients. . She believes in helping her clients recognized the strengths they have and seeks to help them build on those strengths. She states that therapy is a collaborative work between the therapist and the client to where the client feels empowered to take control over their life. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and enjoys being involved in her community through serving others in a local church.

Renee Wilson, LPC, LCASA

Renee Wilson is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist Associate. She received a Master of Art Degree in Professional Counseling and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Renee is currently pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Organizational/Industrial Psychology from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Renee hails from an extensive military background. She is a daughter, a wife, and a proud veteran of the United States Army. She is currently pursuing certification as a Yoga teacher with Hayat Yoga Studios in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Renee embraces working with culturally diverse populations. Renee is skilled in working with children, adolescents, adults (individuals or couples), families, and the military. Renee utilizes evidence-based modalities including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and Solution-Focused Therapy. Additionally, Renee has been certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), which enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress resulting from disturbing life experiences.
Renee successfully conducts individual, family, couple, and group therapy in the areas of substance abuse, anxiety, depression, ADHD, anger management, mood disorders, parenting, relationship conflicts, and PTSD. Renee’s therapy sessions include implementation of healthy coping and problem-solving skills, development of self-awareness and critical thinking, and learning effective communication techniques. Renee inspires all clients to take an active role in the healing process.



Holly Van Dyke, MSW, LCSW

Holly is a Licensed School Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with NC. She has gained a wealth of experience addressing numerous mental health diagnoses and stressors that can impact a child’s education.  She has 10 years of experience working with children, teenagers, and adults within the mental health community.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from North Carolina A&T State University, her Bachelor of Social Work and Masters of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. While completing her masters degree, Holly gained clinical experience at the UNCP student services center, Southeastern Regional Medical Center (psychiatric inpatient unit), and at a local substance abuse clinic providing individual and group therapy.

Holly’s specialties and experience include working with the military population, PTSD, Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Impulse-Control, Mood Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, self-harm, gender-identity, and life transitions. She uses a variety of treatment approaches such as CBT, family systems, motivational interviewing and solution-focused therapy.

Stephanie White, LMFT

Stephanie White is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with clinical expertise developed in educational, nonprofit and governmental sectors.. She received her master’s degree from Amridge University and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Liberty University. She has an extensive background in providing individual and family counseling for those in at-risk and disadvantaged communities, along with facilitating group, family and conjoint sessions. She has experience providing Play Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to children in foster and adoptive settings. In addition, she provides treatment for symptoms of depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress, attentional deficits, maladaptive adjustment and high-risk/crisis behaviors. She specializes in the use of Ecosystemic Structural Family Therapy and also provides DBT informed therapy to address symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder. In her work with students, she has developed skill in assisting with recovery from trauma and emotionally adjusting to factors related to various disabilities. She seeks to empower children and families to reach their academic, relational and behavioral health goals.

Stephanie’s treatment style is rooted in a systemic perspective, influenced by nearly a decade of interdisciplinary work alongside community leaders, social workers, psychiatrists, and educators. She believes that individual health is influenced by the environment and healthy individuals can in turn positively impact their own environments. She uses “goodness of fit” intervention strategies and strives to provide person-centered treatment that addresses internal belief systems. Stephanie’s own lifetime experience within military environments as a military child, military member with 10 years honorable service, and now a military spouse uniquely suits her to adequately address the biopsychosocial needs of our veteran community. A faith-based approach is available for those who wish to have it.