Stephanie Schnizlein has been working with children and families for over nine years. She offers a variety of supports, therapeutic techniques, psychoeducation for families and behavioral management skills for youth and parents alike.
Born in New Mexico, Stephanie received her BA in Psychology and MA in Counseling and Art Therapy. Stephanie relocated to St. Paul, Minnesota for two years and trained in Applied Behavioral Analysis working as a behavioral therapist with children diagnosed on the Autism spectrum (aged 3-10). In 2013, Stephanie again relocated to the Bay Area and quickly fell in love with the diverse community and the many opportunities to work with a variety of youth and their families. Stephanie provided direct, in-home clinical case management and therapy to children (aged 6-17) and supervised an After School Intensive Services (ASIS) program; providing short-term behavioral support to children (aged 6-14) focusing on skillset building (coping skills, self-esteem, anger management, feeling identification, etc.)
Stephanie has held an LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) since 2013, first in Minnesota, now in California (LPCC #1922), and is a certified trainer for clinicians in Trauma-Informed Care. Stephanie provides a holistic model and therapeutic approach to her clients and families, tailoring counseling goals to individual needs. She has significant experience creating successful short and long-term plans of treatment, behavior management plans, providing therapeutic interventions. She specializes in family systems work, art-based therapeutic techniques, intensive short-term therapeutic groups and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).
Client Forms for Stephanie’s Clients
Please read, complete and email the following required forms before our first appointment.
The forms will cover:
- Basic identifying information and information about presenting concerns
- Information pertaining to privacy practices
- Authorization to exchange information
- Service Agreement and Informed Consent
“Thank you for all your help with our son. You are amazing!! You were an answer to our prayers. My son is now able to express himself without becoming aggressive. People like you are one in a million.”- Parents of a 9 year old boy diagnosed with ASD