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I offer a 15 minute complimentary meeting so we can see if we are a fit. Click here t o schedule.I am a trauma trained art therapist and counselor with additional training in working with couples using the Gottman Method. I have been practicing since 2017 and have worked in communities after disasters, couples premarital couching and couples counsling in addition to individuals with trauma. I identify with the LGBTQIA community and I put effort and time into my cultural competency and stay open to the various religions and spirituality-I think diversity is needed in all the ways. I am a hopeful person, a bit direct and enjoy humor in our work together. I hear from clients that they feel very comfortable with me which enables them to do the work. I will refer out if I feel that your needs are outside of my scope of practice.
Who does Stephanie work with?
I love to work with people. I am a good fit with couples and I am trained in the Gottman Method with Art Therapy/Expressive Therapy (if clients are interested). Gottman is an evidence based practice with 30 years of research behind it. It is strutted and really helps couples understand each other better, pin point prophetical problems vs solvable problems, increase connections, and build a sound relationship house (Gottman). Would love to chat with you more about it. I also offer intensives using Gottman if you are ready to get a deep dive in in a one day 6 hour setting. I work in person in Ft. Collins, Colorado or Tele-Health in Colorado or Florida.
My fee for couples session 75 minutes is $200 and I accept HSA & Credit Cards. I can provide a superbly but many times insurance does not cover couples work.
For fees on intensives it just depends on what you need, where we are going to do it and a few other details. Please let me know if you want more information.
Stephanie works with adults with trauma (complex PTSD) and with neurodivergent folks. I use several modalities including EMDR, Expressive Arts, Equines and come from a person centered focused and also from a place of encouraging community connections. I offer a free consult so we can get to know each and see if we are a fit. I am excited to hear from you!
Fee: 60 min $135-$150. Fee: 90 Min $175-$200
I accept HSA and Credit Cards and can provide super bills to submit for insurance.
What is it exactly that Stephanie does when working with someone in therapy?
I explore with you what your needs are and what you would like to get out of the therapy sessions. I am trained as a counselor and as an art therapist also incorporating the expressive arts.
What is art therapy? Do I have to be an artist to participate?
Art therapy is an integrative mental health and human services profession that enriches the lives of individuals, families, and communities through active art-making, creative process, applied psychological theory, and human experience within a psychotherapeutic relationship.
Art therapy, facilitated by a professional art therapist, effectively supports personal and relational treatment goals as well as community concerns. Art therapy is used to improve cognitive and sensorimotor functions, foster self-esteem and self-awareness, cultivate emotional resilience, promote insight, enhance social skills, reduce and resolve conflicts and distress, and advance societal and ecological change. (American Art Therapy Association)
You do not need ANY artistic experience to participate in art therapy.
What are the expressive arts?
Expressive arts therapy is a multimodal approach to therapy. Expressive arts therapy may incorporate writing, drama, dance, movement, painting, and/or music. ... A person is not required to have artistic ability to use or benefit from expressive arts therapy.
Can I just talk?
Absolutely, as a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern, Board Certified Art Therapist and Registered Yoga Teacher, my training is in both counseling and art therapy as well as yoga. This means that I am completely open to having a traditional talk therapy session and I am a gifted listener. During this type of session, I will listen, focus on strengths-based approach and facilitate evidenced based approaches to assisting you as needed. This can include cognitive behavior therapy, resiliency building and trauma processing.
What is the process for getting started working with Stephanie?
Schedule a call here to discuss what you are looking for, ask me any questions and see if we are a fit to work together. We then agree on a fee for services and if it is a yes, schedule your first appointment, I will send you an invite to my EHR system where you will fill out all of your paperwork, schedule and payment as well as secure messaging, this is also where Telehealth sessions will take place.
Where does Stephanie practice?
I offer tele-health counseling where we would be in a secure application and be able to see each other on camera while having our session.
What payment methods do you accept?
Visa, Mastercard, American Express, HCA Cards
What if I need to cancel, will I be charged?
If you cancel at least 24 hours before the start of your appointment you will not be charged, anything after that you will be charged a 50 dollar cancellation fee.
How does a typical session go?
You have a link to the virtual meeting rom, you show up a couple of minutes before session, with your choice of things to make you comfortable. Once you are settled in a comfortable space, we begin the session. I will hold the space for you to talk, discuss and explore your reasons and concerns for entering therapy. We will work together in a way that is right for you to move through whatever your situation might be. We will have time for closure to ensure that you are ready to re-enter the outside world.
How often do I need to see Stephanie?
That is up to you and based on what you are working on and your ability to prioritize the investment in yourself. We can work out a plan that will get you to where you want to be, sometimes brief therapy is all that is needed, sometimes trauma work may take more time.
For couples therapy there are some steps to take that are a bit different. I will email you with that information.