Stephanie Conti, MA, LAC, NCC
Stephanie is a Licensed Associate Counselor that has worked with teenagers and young adults who are experiencing adversities throughout the numerous transitions that occur during this period in their lives. Within this realm, Stephanie addresses areas of stress associated with relationships, socialization, performance anxiety, family dynamic and self image.
Stephanie also works with couples as they work to overcome betrayal, improve communication styles, intimacy, trust, relationship dysfunction, divorce recovery, parenting, co-parenting, conflict resolution, and manage daily stressors effectively.
With the younger demographic, Stephanie believes that exploring identity and developing a foundation for our sense of self is a pivotal aspect of development. Stephanie works to collaborate with parents to establish a more effective approach to fulfilling a child’s needs and nourish a child’s identity in a way that fosters autonomy, personal development, confidence and compassion.
Stephanie is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Stephanie has extensive experience in the following areas:
- Anxiety Disorders
- Couples Therapy
- Life Transitions
- Personality Disorders
- Relationship Dynamics
- Self Discovery
- Self Harm / Suicidal Ideation
- Trauma / PTSD
Stephanie is highly skilled and knowledgeable in a variety of modalities to address the above areas of treatment. These include but are not limited to:
- Attachment based behavioral therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
- Family Systems Theory
- Gottman Couples Therapy
- Grief Therapy
- Life Transitions Theory
- Mindfulness Based Therapy
- Solution Focused Brief Therapy
- Trauma Focused Therapy
Stephanie’s approach to treatment affords clients the opportunity to critically think about the situation they are experiencing while working to improve communication, problem solving, empathy and emotional regulation. Stephanie believes in providing a therapeutic relationship that is built on trust, compassion, support and honesty.
Stephanie is dedicated to helping clients create inner peace and discover the internal resources needed to live a more satisfying life through mental, physical and spiritual explorations.
Master of Science / Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Monmouth University
Bachelor of Psychology – Rutgers University