What Do I Need To Know About Counseling?

  • Deciding to begin counseling services can be difficult. This decision can be life-changing in a positive way for you and your family.
  • Mrs. Steffan tailors the therapeutic process to meet the needs of her patients, counseling them individually, or with their families.
  • Mrs. Steffan draws from a variety of resources. Initially, she completes an intake session to gather background information from the patient, family, and appropriate professionals. Next, Mrs. Steffan and her patients develop a treatment plan to identify the focus of treatment and to guide counseling interventions.
  • Mrs. Steffan then meets with her patients every week to each month. She implements various techniques to effect change within counseling sessions and at home.
  • In working side-by-side with her patients, Mrs. Steffan strives to alleviate their distress and symptoms, foster healthy family and interpersonal relationships, and replace problematic behaviors with pro-social behaviors.
Aimee C. Steffan

Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker
Registered Play Therapist
Aimee C. Steffan has been helping children and families for the past 10 years. She has been in the field of social work since 2005 and is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker. Aimee also completed certification in 2009 to become a Registered Play Therapist and maintains a playroom in her current practice. Mrs. Steffan has experience engaging in the therapeutic process with children and families in the following settings:

  • Public School System
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital
  • Foster Care and Adoption
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Group Private Practice
  • Current Individual Private Practice
Services Provided
  • Child-Centered and Directive Play Therapy
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Parenting Support
  • Social Skills Training
Aimee C. Steffan is accepting new patients, children ages 3-15 and families.
Common issues and concerns addressed in treatment:

  • Anxiety
  • Abuse (Sexual, Physical, Emotional)
  • Attention Deficits
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Behavioral Problems
  • Blended Families
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Environmental Stressors
  • Family/Generational Problems
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Autism and Asperger's)
  • Poor Impulse Control
  • Self-esteem
  • School Problems
  • Social Skills Deficits
  • Toileting Difficulties (Enuresis or Encopresis)
  • Trauma