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Stacey O’Connell

MA, LCPC, PMH-C

Stacey has been providing counseling services for thirteen years.  She is well-versed in working with a variety of clientele including women experiencing Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders.


About Stacey

Prior to joining Thrive Postpartum, Couples and Family Therapy, Stacey served as clinician in a transitional living program for women and children who are survivors of domestic abuse. Stacey chose to be a therapist due to her passion for treating those struggling with grief and loss. Stacey was also a long-time clinician at community mental health agency serving clients who suffered from many types of mood disorders, anxiety, women’s issues, trauma, attachment wounds, social anxiety, and family conflict. Additionally, Stacey has experience with anger and stress management.

Using Cognitive and Dialect Behavioral Therapy techniques, Stacey works to help her clients:

  • Develop coping skills

  • Transform maladaptive behaviors

Create new, healthy and strong thought patterns

Certifications:

Certified Perinatal Mental Heath Specialist: Stacey has extensive post-graduate training in the assessment and treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs).

Education

Stacey graduated with a BA from Bradley University, and her MA in Community Counseling from Roosevelt University.