“I believe in the innate wisdom of the body in healing from trauma and navigating life challenges. My goal is to use compassion, warmth, and presence to create a safe space for you so that you can move through the challenges you’re facing and improve your quality of life.”
Stacey specializes in working collaboratively with adults to address trauma, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and stressful life transitions.
She also has extensive experience working with individuals living with chronic and terminal illnesses.
In addition to her practice at the Viva Center, Stacey works in the Palliative Care department at Medstar Washington Hospital Center. She provides supportive counseling to individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, and trauma from illness and medical treatment.
Other Skills and Experiences
Stacey previously worked at the Washington Cancer Institute where she provided supportive counseling and mind-body therapies to individuals living with cancer and their caregivers.
She also has experience providing individual and group therapy to adults with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and difficulties with emotional regulation.
She has contributed to written work about mental health, including “Have You Reached Your Stress Thershhold?”
Stacey received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work and her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Maryland at College Park.
You can reach Stacey via email.