Contract Therapist

Stephanie is a Contract Therapist at The Refuge Center. She holds a Master of Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from Lipscomb University and is pursuing full licensure. Stephanie also has a Bachelor of Science in Social Work. She is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).

Stephanie loves working with people of all ages and specializes in couples and families. Areas of clinical interest include pre-marital and marital counseling, relationship conflict, grief and loss, and life transitions. She uses an integrative therapeutic approach which includes systems theory, cognitive behavioral therapy, solutions focused therapy, and the Gottman Relationship Therapy methods.

Stephanie strives to provide a safe and calming atmosphere and views her work with clients as a collaborative endeavor. She approaches each client with curiosity and respect and considers it a privilege to walk alongside them in their journey. Providing hope and acceptance is something she enjoys most as a therapist.