Stephanie is a PhD candidate in the Clinical and Research Psychology Program at Concordia University and a therapist at Connecte Montreal Psychology Group. She is currently completing her doctoral dissertation aiming to further the neurobiological understanding of eating disorder symptoms. Stephanie has completed her clinical training which has included working at the Eating Disorders Program and at the Psychosis Program at the Douglas Institute as well as at the Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy Unit at the McGill University Health Centre. She recently completed her predoctoral psychology internship at the Centre for Addiction in Mental Health (Toronto) in the Borderline Personality Disorder Clinic and the Mood and Anxiety Ambulatory Services. Through her diverse clinical training, Stephanie acquired skills and interest in working with adults struggling with a variety of anxiety disorders, OCD, borderline personality disorder, trauma, eating disorders, psychosis-related disorders, depression, and general interpersonal and emotional difficulties.
Stephanie is passionate about psychology and the use of evidence-based treatments to improve her client’s general well-being. She has expertise in several therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, and mindfulness-based therapies and she enjoys integrating these approaches based on her client’s struggles, personal goals, and styles. Stephanie’s genuine love for psychology motivates her to stay up to date on new developments in psychology research and to integrate new findings into her continuously evolving practice.
Beyond psychology, Stephanie values personal growth and she enjoys trying new things from food, travel, sports, and creative hobbies. She particularly enjoys all activities involving water, spending time in nature, and having dinner with friends.