Stephanie Conti, MA, LAC, NCC
Licensed Associate Counselor
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.
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’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.
Stephanie is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Master of Science / Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Monmouth University
Bachelor of Psychology – Rutgers University
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 that 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
- Grief Therapy
- Life Transitions Theory
- Mindfulness Based Therapy
- Solution Focused Brief Therapy
- Trauma Focused Therapy
Stephanie has been an absolute rock for me while I was dealing with a difficult relationship. She’s got this amazing ability to really listen and connect on a level that makes you feel understood, not just heard. Her support and guidance were spot-on, helping me see things in a way I never did before, and guiding me on how to set boundaries for my own peace of mind. Thanks to Stephanie, I’ve learned how to stand up for myself and prioritize my well-being, and honestly, I feel like a whole new person.