Stefanie received her undergraduate degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development from Brigham Young University. Afterwards, she did graduate work at Purdue University in Speech-Language Pathology, specializing in childhood language disorders. Her Master of Social Work degree is from Northwest Nazarene University.
Stefanie’s training is focused on the varied issues children and their families experience, including attachment, parenting, childhood trauma, prenatal exposure to alcohol and drugs, adoption, abuse, and the impact of domestic violence and addiction on children and their families. She utilizes Theraplay, Expressive Arts, Sandtray Therapy, Bibliotherapy, and Child-Centered Play Therapy. When working with adults, Stefanie practices Sandtray Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Master of Social Work, Northwest Nazarene University
Bachelor of Science in Marriage, Family and Human Development, Brigham Young University
Licenses and Certifications
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW-40358) by the Idaho Division of Occupational Licensing and Professional Licenses
Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1
Registered Circle of Security Parent Facilitator
Sandtray Therapy Certificate-Level 2
Trust-based Relational Intervention Practitioner
QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper
ALERT Program Leader