Stephanie Perez, MS, LPC, NCC
Stephanie Perez, MS, LPC, NCC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and assistant counselor at Southern Connecticut State University. Stephanie is a 2016 graduate of Southern’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Stephanie also has her bachelor of science from Northeastern University in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology. Stephanie has experience working with children, adults and families and previous higher education experience while working with students at Gateway Community College as a counselor and academic advisor. Stephanie finds passion in working with individuals struggling with self-esteem, anxiety, depression, trauma and suicidal ideations and self-harm. Stephanie utilizes a person-centered approach which allows treatment to be specific to individual client based on their needs. Stephanie continues to attend trainings that allow for respecting client diversity and learning new skills to assist clients in overcoming their own personal struggles. Stephanie finds it important to engage in the social justice initiatives on campus as a way to bring awareness on a macro level with emphasis on battling mental health stigma.