Licensed Clinical Social Work Supervisor
& Registered Play Therapist
Stacey is a Licensed Clinical Social Work Supervisor and Registered Play Therapist with over fourteen years of experience providing trauma-informed therapy to people of all ages. Throughout her career, she has provided individual, group, and family psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing a wide range of mental health issues, but she is most passionate about working with those impacted by complex trauma and traumatic stress. Stacey is a certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) clinician, and is trained in providing a variety of evidence-based therapeutic interventions such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy, Trauma and Grief Component Therapy for Adolescents (TGCT), and Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT). She is also a Strong Star Certified Provider for Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), as well as a STARR Commonwealth Certified Trauma and Resilience Trainer and Practitioner.
Prior to joining The Lucine Center, Stacey spent most of her career working with children who have experienced complex trauma, those diagnosed with severe psychiatric disorders with accompanying suicidality and non-suicidal self-injury, and at-risk children involved in the juvenile justice system or TDFPS. She spent her early career as a clinician working for The Children’s Assessment Center and later Harris County Juvenile Probation Department before her time at The Menninger Clinic working in both their inpatient and outpatient programs, and later as a clinician as part of the UTHealth Trauma and Resilience Center.
Most recently, Stacey worked for several years in the public education system providing mental health trainings for educators, as well as school-based therapeutic services to children and their families, at a local school district. She has also provided outpatient psychotherapy services for many years as a private practitioner. Stacey enjoys and values her role as a clinical supervisor and educator to those working toward their advanced social work licensure, as well as graduate students pursuing their education in the field of social work.
Stacey obtained her Bachelor of Science (‘04) and Master of Social Work (‘09) degrees from the University of Houston. She currently lives in the Houston area with her husband, two daughters, and their three dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, running, and spending time with her family.