A native of New Jersey, Steffanie has lived in the Washington, DC metro area for the past eight years. Her education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Vermont and a Master of Arts in Education and Human Development with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from George Washington University. As a Nationally Certified Counselor, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, and member of the American Counseling Association, Steffanie is a true believer in the capacity of people to recover and is dedicated to delivering effective care to clients. She uses a variety of therapeutic treatment approaches, incorporating motivational interviewing techniques to encourage clients to elicit change within themselves. Beyond her expertise and affiliations in the realm of therapy and counseling, she is an avid sports fan and enjoys participating in running events. Her endless energy is infectious and her dedication to the holistic treatment model and enthusiasm have been a welcome addition to Sagebrush.