STEPHANIE THROWER, PHD
Perinatal Mental Health & Career Counseling
Dr. Stephanie Thrower is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides individual therapy to individuals during pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, birth, postpartum, as well as the span of motherhood. She is a graduate of Boston College's doctoral program in Counseling Psychology. In addition, she received her masters in Mental Health Counseling from Boston College and Applied Sport Psychology from John F. Kennedy University. Her clinical training includes providing inpatient and outpatient therapy in a Veteran hospital, a community healthcare center, a college mental health center, and schools.
Working in perinatal mental health combines many of her interests including women's health, social justice and racial identity, the mind-body connection, performance psychology, attachment, and career. She also has researched and trained how providers can be more racially and culturally responsive. Her clinical approach heavily relies on the theories and approaches of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, although she has been trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy.
Stephanie aims to offer a supportive, validating, and empowering relationship for her clients. She values connecting client's with resources, supporting increased knowledge about themselves, and bolstering skill development to improve self-advocacy and stress management.