Stacie Brown, JD, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a passion for helping children, adolescents and families with a variety of behavioral and mental health challenges.
Stacie received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Brandeis University, and a law degree from Boston University School of Law. She has experience as a corporate trainer and in human resources as an executive recruiter in the financial space. After taking time off to be at home with her children, Stacie returned to school to pursue her desire to counsel children and families. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University.
Stacie has experience working with children with a variety of behavioral challenges and developmental disabilities, including ADHD, OCD, ODD, and autism spectrum disorder. She is knowledgeable in areas pertaining to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and helping families and schools navigate the IEP process.
Stacie has completed intensive training in the use of Exposure and Response Prevention (EX/RP) Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) at The Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety at the University of Pennsylvania. She also has advanced training in play therapy and is working towards her Registered Play Therapist (RPT) credential. Integrating cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with play therapy allows Stacie to maximize the benefit to her clients.
Stacie most recently completed training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a cutting edge psychotherapeutic treatment for those dealing with issues resulting from past trauma and other adverse life experiences.
Stacie has also completed extensive training in the treatment of Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (such as hair pulling and skin picking) through The TLC Foundation Professional Training Institute. She also has addition training in Adoption through Rutgers University.
Stacie has training and experience using Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), an evidence-based approach to helping couples and families improve their relationships.
In her free time Stacie enjoys reading, cooking, kickboxing, running, and most of all spending time with her husband and children. She considers herself a lifelong learner and is interested in nutrition and how nourishing our bodies can positively affect both physical and mental health.
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” (Vivian Greene)