Stephanie Leithead is a Canadian Certified Counsellor with a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology. Stephanie works with adults, youth, children, and families in a non-judgemental manner to help them acheive their goals and find peace and happiness within their lives. With a background in education and parenting and a passion for working with families and children with special needs, Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in a compassionate and supportive way to parents and children with diverse needs. She specializes in working with children and their families who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, or who display behavioural or emotional difficulties.
Stephanie also have experience working with clients of all ages and abilities who struggle with anxiety, trauma, relationship difficulties, suicide ideation, stress management, mental health difficulties, chronic pain management, addictions, and life transitions. She also works with Health Canada’s Indian Residential School Resolution Health Support Program. Stephanie is also a Registered Yoga Teacher and provides yoga, relaxation, and meditation groups.
Stephanie has recently moved her practice to Whitehorse after working and living in a small rural community in the Northwest Territories.