Stephanie graduated from James Madison University in 2014 where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. During her undergraduate career, Stephanie’s research on the importance of bilingual mental health services was published by the James Madison Undergraduate Research Journal. Since moving to Vancouver Island in 2017, Stephanie has built a career in health & wellness, most recently working in program coordination with a lifestyle medicine clinic. Stephanie looks forward to exploring her passions for psychology & research as a Research Assistant with Dr. Jillian Roberts.

Additionally, Stephanie is a certified yoga instructor in Victoria, British Columbia, her studies rooted in Vinyasa, Hatha, and Yin yoga. With a trauma-informed approach to teaching yoga, Stephanie welcomes all to dive deeper into the art of moving and sitting. She is passionate about medicinal movement and believes that connection can be the catalyst of collective healing.