Ms. Stephanie is a new therapist at Thrive Counseling. She enjoys working with teens who need help through those tough years! Ms. Stephanie’s interests lie in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, self-injury, ADHD, LGBTQ issues, and self-esteem issues. Ms. Stephanie received her master’s of Professional Counseling from the University of West Georgia and her bachelor’s of Psychology from the University of Georgia. GO DAWGS!! She was a member of Chi Sigma Iota (Professional Counseling Honor Society) and Psi Chi (a national honor society for psychology). Ms. Stephanie is currently a member of the American Counseling Association, Licensed Professional Counselor Association of Georgia, Association for Play Therapy, and American Art Association. Ms. Stephanie is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor and is actively pursuing her requirements to become a registered play therapist. Ms. Stephanie loves to travel and her favorite place to be is the beach. She loves dance (especially ballet) and has been a dance instructor for the past three years. Ms. Stephanie also enjoys doing yoga and meditation. She loves animals and enjoys spending time with her cat named Maisy! Ms. Stephanie hopes to provide every client with a unique therapeutic experience to make necessary changes in his or her life.