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About the Therapist

Stephanie Jacob Marshall

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Who am I? Not so much my degrees and training (which are important) but most people want to know why I chose this field. As a child, my dream was to be a journalist but an intro to psychology class in high school changed that. I knew immediately that I wanted to be a therapist in private practice and that dream never changed. I am a helper and genuinely enjoy hearing people's stories. My hope is that therapy progresses and you begin to see changes in your life. We will work together to build a happier, healthier life. You are the expert on your life.  

I look at attachment and bonding when working with new families. It is important that you feel safe and comfortable with non-judgment during our time together.  I am passionate about women's health and utilize the research from the field within my clinical work.

Here is information on my training/degrees for those who are interested: I earned a BA in psychology and sociology from The Ohio State University and went on to earn a master's degree in counseling with a specialization in clinical counseling. During my undergrad and graduate career, I worked extensively in psychology, education and public policy research while completing coursework. I interned at the university counseling center in graduate school which helped me realize how much I enjoyed working with clients who are in a transitional phase of their lives. On a personal note, I lived in both India and the United States during my early childhood which gives me a unique perspective. There can be so much pressure from the South Asian community which can ultimately, negatively impact mental health. Setting healthy realistic boundaries and identifying personal values are a big component of my work with South Asian expectations and perfectionism.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Collaboration with other providers enhances a patient's health (physical and mental). I have completed trauma focused training in Emotion-Focused Individual Therapy. In addition, I have completed numerous trainings in perinatal mental health from Postpartum Support International and other providers. I truly enjoy clinical work with clients and look forward to implementing a highly individualized, interpersonal, and research-based approach for every client. 

Qualifications

M. Ed Counselor Education

University of Missouri-St. Louis 2007

Licensed Professional Counselor-Ohio

C.1902080

License Online License verification site: https://elicense.ohio.gov/oh_verifylicense

 

State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board

https://cswmft.ohio.gov/

Nationally Board- Certified Counselor

Granted by National Board of Certified Counselors

https://nbcc.org/                                                                                                                                                                                                   -Certified Integrative Medicine Therapist

-Completion of extensive training in treating Adult ADHD.

-Provider for Postpartum Support International (PSI)

-SYMBIS-Certified Facilitator (Premarital Counseling)

Reproductive Mental Health Qualifications: 

-Maternal Mental Health Professional Certificate Training (Postpartum Support International)

-Advanced Perinatal Mental  Health Psychotherapy Training (Postpartum Support International)

-Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Psychopharmacology Training (Postpartum Support International)

 

-Mothers and Babies Course Certified  (Northwestern University)

Community Work:

-Franklin County Perinatal Mental Health Advisory Stakeholder Group Member

-Partnership for Proactive Health, Inc. Advisory Board Member

-Ohio Perinatal Mental Health Task Force Member

Evidence Based Approaches:

-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Addresses thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Helps identify and change negative thought patterns. 

-Attachment Theory: Focuses on the relationships and bonds between people with a focus on early emotional bonds and the effects of those bonds in today's relationships. 

-Narrative Therapy: Embraces being an expert on your own life. Values identification with a focus on confronting problems and issues with a focus on your values. 

-Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Mindful psychotherapy with a focus on the present moment without judgment. 

 

Supervised by Danielle Neer, MAEd LPCC-S

License no. E.1000597-SUPV

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