I believe that people are resourceful, and have found ways to help themselves and others in their lives – ways that often become submerged in the day to day issues, or are overshadowed by crises and hardships. Our work includes identifying immediate needs and goals, as well as proven strategies for achieving relief and forward progress. Then, deeper understanding and creativity becomes more likely. I respect clients as the experts and authors of their own lives.
I offer the following services for couples, families, teens, and adults:
- Individual and Relationship Therapy
- Solution-focused Brief Therapy
- Parenting Support
- Ericksonian Hypnotherapy
- Collaborative Divorce Services
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Mindfulness-Based Therapy
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I have known Stephanie Smith for nearly 40 years and have benefited from her wise counsel on many, many occasions. She is a compassionate listener, who skillfully guides one to insight while encouraging creative problem-solving. As a collaborator in treatment, she exhibits exemplary respect for confidentiality. I recommend her unreservedly for anyone in need of counseling, psychotherapy and/or hypnotherapy.
I have worked with Stephanie on and off since 2011. She has helped me navigate very difficult family challenges – the hardest being my mother’s diagnosis with terminal cancer and subsequent deterioration (and death) over the next several years. Stephanie is compassionate, empathetic, and wise. I often go into her office feeling that I could not possibly exit with hope and energy given my challenges, but she finds a subtle way to validate and comfort and soothe while at the same time helping to motivate you to move forward. I always feel better after working with Stephanie – no matter what the challenge. I feel so fortunate that she was recommended to me in 2011, and I unreservedly recommend her as an excellent therapist. You will not be disappointed.