"I am passionate about working with military personnel, veterans, and their families, understanding the unique stresses and issues they face."
Stephanie Armstrong brings over 20 years of invaluable experience in mental health services, public safety, and community relations, with a specialized focus on military sexual assault prevention and response programs. Her extensive background spans a variety of roles where she has demonstrated unwavering commitment to supporting individuals and families through their most challenging times. With a compassionate, empathetic approach, Stephanie has dedicated her career to fostering positive change, guiding her clients toward healing and self-discovery. Her work is driven by a belief in the strength of the human spirit and the power of a supportive therapeutic relationship to inspire growth and resilience.
At Family & Addiction Counseling Llc, Stephanie offers a safe, respectful, and collaborative space for clients to explore their inner worlds, confront life's obstacles, and move toward a place of peace and fulfillment.
- Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy, Pfeiffer University, Charlotte, NC, December 2021.
- Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA, May 2015.
- Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS-A), showcasing her in-depth knowledge and expertise in addiction therapy.
Stephanie employs a client-centered and strengths-based approach, emphasizing the therapeutic relationship as the foundation for change. She integrates a variety of therapeutic modalities tailored to meet the individual needs of her clients, including systemic therapies, cognitive-behavioral techniques, and solution-focused interventions. Her approach is holistic, considering all aspects of a person's life and environment in the treatment plan. Through dialogue, education, and collaborative goal-setting, Stephanie guides her clients toward achieving peace, understanding, and personal growth.
- Recognized for her leadership and innovative approaches in sexual assault prevention and response programs across military and civilian sectors.
- Praised for her client-centered, strengths-based therapeutic approach, building strong relationships based on trust, respect, and collaboration.
- Addiction Therapy: Expertise in addressing substance use disorders, offering personalized care and support.
- Family and Marriage Therapy: Skilled in navigating the complexities of interpersonal relationships, fostering communication, and resolving conflicts.
- Crisis Intervention: Experienced in providing immediate support and intervention in crisis situations, ensuring safety and stability.
- Sexual Assault Response: Specialized training and experience in supporting survivors of sexual assault, promoting healing and recovery.
Stephanie Armstrong's Practice Focus
Stephanie's professional focus is on empowering clients to navigate life's challenges with resilience. She is particularly passionate about working with military personnel, veterans, and their families, understanding the unique stresses and issues they face. Additionally, her work emphasizes the importance of mental health in community policing and public safety, advocating for humane, informed approaches to conflict and crisis.