Stephanie Christy began her work in the addiction and recovery fields over a decade ago. Stephanie strongly believes in the impact addiction has on the entire family and in the recovery of family system as a whole. Her passion for recovery continues to lead her to work with both those suffering from addiction and their families in multiple arenas. Her personal story of recovery reflects the various routes addiction can take in affecting the individual.
Stephanie has worked in a variety of clinical settings. She previously acted as a Program Manager at the world-renowned Hanley Center in West Palm Beach, Florida and as the Director of Addiction and Recovery Services at Love First. She has also performed clinical research at the University of Michigan’s Addiction Research Center (UMARC) and is on the State of Michigan’s panel of Gambling Addiction providers.
Stephanie has extensive experience with all populations from diverse backgrounds and cultures. She is equally adept at working with young adults as she is with older adults. She specializes in complex cases including those suffering from multiple addictions and other co-occurring disorders. In her work as an interventionist, Stephanie’s broad personal and professional experience allow her to quickly, compassionately, and effectively analyze a family’s situation and offer the perspective of the unique blend of her experiences.
Stephanie earned both her Bachelor’s degree in History and Psychology and her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. She earned her Doctoral degree in Social Work at the University of Southern California.
Stephanie continues her quest to impart the gifts of recovery to all individuals, families, and systems who seek it. She is also a devoted mother.