Stephanie Bozzer, M.S.W. Clinical RegisTry
Stephanie has over 20 years of working effectively with people from all walks of life. While Stephanie is skilled at individual adult counselling, she has particular strengths in helping children, youth, and their families deal with a wide range of issues. Stephanie routinely assists her clients in resolving behavioural concerns, depression, anxiety, parent-child relationship challenges, and substance abuse difficulties. She has also worked with clients to overcome obstacles created by complex special needs. In her practice she guides her clients towards better management of various mental health conditions. In addition, Stephanie has particular interests in assisting clients with sports performance, smoking cessation work, and general personal development.
Stephanie is nearing completion of the requirements to be a Registered Play Therapist. She is a member in good standing with the Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy and the United States Association for Play Therapy. Stephanie finds the creative aspects of play, expressive arts, writing, music and sand tray work very effective in helping the people she works with solve their challenges.
In addition to her training in Cognitive Behavioural therapy, Narrative therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, many of Stephanie’s’ teen and adult clients also benefit from hypnotherapy. She also holds a Certificate in Clinical Hypnotherapy and is a member of the Canadian Federation of Clinical Hypnosis - Alberta Society. Stephanie uses Clinical hypnotherapy to address issues of weight loss, smoking, pain management and improving sports performance.
Stephanie is a Registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers and she has the Clinical designation. She is also on the Approved Clinical Social Worker Supervisor list to provide supervision to Social Workers who are applying to be on the Clinical Social Work registry. She has a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Manitoba and Bachelor degrees in Social Work and Arts (majoring in Psychology) from the University of British Columbia. She is an approved provider for First Nations and Residential School survivors. She is also certified to perform home assessments for families looking to adopt.
Stephanie has worked in various Alberta Health treatment programs as a therapist. She has treated clients through various Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO's) as a front line therapist, team lead, and mental health program manager. In addition, Stephanie has taught various mental health and therapy classes to university students.
Stephanie works out of our South Edmonton office