About Stephanie

Stephanie Carpizo, LPCStephanie Carpizo, LPC

Stephanie completed her undergraduate education at Rutgers University and attained a Master’s degree from Kean University in Counselor Education. She completed her post-graduate training at the Institute for Family Services and trained under live-supervision in family systems theory with a focus on liberatory healing practices with a diverse client population. She also completed standards for training approved by the New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women.

Stephanie has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families using various theoretical models and techniques. Stephanie draws from diverse theoretical orientations in her clinical work and is experienced working with a broad range of presenting problems, including counseling and substance abuse assessments for individuals and their families, counseling for LGBTQ individuals and their families, counseling for adults and children affected by domestic violence and/or trauma, single- parent and divorced families, as well as children, teens, and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, and self-harm.  

She is a member of the International Association of Trauma Professionals and the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors.  Stephanie recently completed her training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and will be facilitating a group for family members of individuals diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder.  

Areas Treated:

  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Depression
  • Panic Disorder
  • LGBTQ
  • Families and Couples
  • Children and Adolescents
  • Addictions
  • Chronic Pain
  • Social Justice
  • Batterer’s Intervention and Parental Reunification
  • Self-harm (DBT)
  • Families of individuals diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder

Stephanie’s Specialty Areas:

Family Therapy

Stephanie completed her Post Graduate training at the Institute for Family Services and trained under live-supervision in family therapy with a focus on social justice among a diverse client population. She also completed standards for training approved by the New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women.

Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Stephanie uses various mindfulness and body-awareness techniques to increase life satisfaction measures and decrease any symptoms of anxiety and depression. She integrates principles of cognitive behavior therapy with various mindfulness techniques to bridge mind and body awareness.

Training and Certifications

Post Graduate Training in Family Therapy and the Cultural Context Model
Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
Trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Professional Memberships

National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavior Medicine
American Counseling Association

Professional Presentations

Kean University, Counselor Education Department, Union, NJ: “Expanding on Traditional Therapeutic Practices, 2018
Liberation-Based Healing Conference, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter, NY: “A Young Scholar’s Presentation”, 2016
White Privilege Conference, Philadelphia, PA: “Planting Seeds of Equity for our Youth”, 2016

Click here to inquire about Stephanie’s DBT Group for Families.

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