Mrs. Stacey Griffith
Stacey Griffith, LPC is a Nationally Certified, Licensed Professional Counselor, and a Licensed School Counselor. She received her Master’s degree from Roosevelt University in Chicago and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. She has worked in public and alternative school settings, and is currently working at Connections Academy East therapeutic day school as well as at the Counseling Connection practice.
Ms. Griffith specializes in working with school-aged children, teens and young adults and their families. She has experience working with youth in the juvenile justice system as well as students influenced by gang culture. Ms. Griffith has provided crisis intervention and has worked with clients presenting with trauma, substance abuse, mood disorders, and features of personality disorders. She is a multiculturally competent therapist and welcomes clients from a diverse range of backgrounds. Ms. Griffith utilizes a strengths-based and trauma-informed approach to support clients as they work through any challenges they may be facing. Among a variety of therapeutic techniques, she incorporates DBT skills, including mindfulness exercises, in her work with clients and strives to provide a compassionate and non-judgmental environment of encouragement.