Phone: (703) 956-2846
Fax: (703) 956-2846 (same)
Stephanie R. Ryan is a licensed professional counselor, licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology and her master’s degree in counseling and education from George Mason University located in Fairfax, Virginia. She is affiliated with the American Counseling Association.
Stephanie began her career as both a therapist and a probation counselor with the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court in 1998. Consequently, she has over twelve years of experience in dealing with relationship conflicts; life transitions; oppositional behavior; parenting skills; marital issues; depression; anxiety; anger management; grief/loss; trauma and sexual abuse. In addition, she has served as a private practitioner in northern Virginia providing outpatient therapy to adolescents, adults, couples and families.
Stephanie has expertise in a variety of psychotherapeutic modalities to include Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution Focused and Psychodynamic therapy. Her philosophy regarding the counseling experience is that of a respectful and collaborative nature, building on personal strengths and identifying short-term and long-term goals. In addition, she believes the most important relationship is the one with “self” which enables each individual to achieve a happier and more fulfilled life.