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"Connection and vulnerability are key factors to long-lasting change"

stefanie starker, lmsw


all about Stefanie

Stefanie’s clients describe her as personable, compassionate, and genuine. She is the type of provider who clients can always rely on, no matter the circumstance. Through her authentic and direct approach she builds immediate and strong relationships with each of her clients. Stefanie knows that change does not come easy and strives to provide a safe, supportive space for clients to feel comfortable in being themselves and exploring their emotions, while also feeling empowered to make the changes they have always desired. 

With Stefanie’s support, her clients are able to identify what’s been holding them back and create actionable steps to overcome these challenges to build a life that’s even more fulfilling. She helps her clients recognize and capitalize on their strengths, enabling them to build a pathway to success with confidence. Through validation, empathy, and collaboration, her clients are able to unlock their full potential.

Stefanie believes that therapy is one of the greatest investments you can make in yourself. Her clients leave sessions feeling more capable and confident and assured that she is always there cheering them on as they progress along their journey.

how she works

Stefanie’s approach to therapy is client-centered, meeting each client wherever they may be on their self-growth journey. She has experience supporting clients through anxiety, depression, self-doubt, relationship issues, and life transitions. With the understanding that each individual has their own set of challenges, she develops an individualized plan to meet each of their unique needs and goals. Her approach is integrative as she draws on techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness. 

Stefanie believes that connection and vulnerability are the key factors that contribute to long-lasting change. By creating a trusting, non-judgemental environment, clients are able to engage in deep self-reflection to gain a greater sense of self. She works with her clients to identify and challenge their negative self beliefs and reframe their thinking towards self-love and acceptance.

In working with Stefanie, clients leave sessions equipped with the skills to fill their toolbox to tackle life’s challenges, transitions, and everyday stressors.  

Get to know me

Iced coffee!

One thing you couldn't live without

Playing with a cute puppy 

Something that always makes you smile


Most used emoji

Definitely my room- I'm such a homebody!

Where is your happy place?

I think I would pick to be able to fly or teleport.

If you could have any superpower what would it be?

I love going to a pilates class in the morning when I can, but my days always start with at least a short walk and a big coffee. 

Morning routine

I love to paint to de-stress whenever I can- I love making big abstract pieces. 

What do you do to de-stress? 

I like to outline my schedule for the week, including my workouts, plans with friends, and groceries! I also like to clean my apartment and do laundry on Sundays to start the week fresh.

How do you set yourself up for a successful week? 


Favorite place you have traveled

walks outside listening to a podcast and pilates or yoga


Professional + Clinical Experience

Training in CBT and ACT




Each book offers unique insights and wisdom, reflecting our therapists' passion for personal growth and well-being. You might find the perfect read that resonates with you on your own journey to a happier, healthier life.

work with Stefanie

We believe that you have the power to live your best life, but often need the right support and guidance to get there.