Milieu Therapist

Uses She/Her pronouns

Steph (she/her) is a Registered Agency Affiliated Counselor (#CG 61075631) in the state of Washington and a Certified Behavioral Technician (#CB 61022235). She comes to Opal with experience as a Behavioral Specialist working with patients with OCD/Anxiety and as a Behavioral Health Counselor working with patients with eating disorders.

Steph grew up in Boston and danced throughout childhood and adolescence. Steph quit ballet at the age of 18 because of the toxicity of diet culture and the detriment to her mental health. Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating principles at Opal resonate with Steph’s personal recovery experience with eating disorders. As a member of the LGBT community and married to an immigrant, Steph also strongly believes in the importance of anti-racism and anti-oppression work in mental health care.

In her free time, Steph loves hiking, kayaking, yoga, photography, and traveling.