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Therapist
Education
M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy — The Family Institute at Northwestern University
1-year Post-clinical Fellowship — The Family Institute at Northwestern University
B.S. in Human Development — Virginia Tech
I Treat
Child & Adolescent
Infancy-5 Years Old
5-10 Years Old
10-15 Years Old
15-20 Years Old
Family
Individual
Adult
Young Adult
LGB/TQ+
Issues I Treat
Suicidality
Self-Harm
Emotion Regulation Issues
Women's Issues
Anxiety Disorders
Depression / Mood Disorders
Borderline Personality Disorder
Personality Disorders
Child Behavioral Problems
Child-Parent Attachment Issues
College (Transition to)
Eating Disorders
Family of Origin Issues
LGB/TQ+ Identity & Relationships
Life Stage Transitions
Men’s Issues
Panic
Parenting Issues
School Stress
Stress Management
Therapists in Therapy
Types of Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
Family Therapy
Meditation
Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies
Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RODBT)
About

Ms. Stiff is a staff therapist at The Family Institute at Northwestern University and a member of both the Child, Adolescent, and Family Services and Mindfulness and Behavior Therapies teams. As a member of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) team, Ms. Stiff specializes in the treatment of adolescents and adults who seek relief from issues such as anxiety, depression, suicidality, self-injury, disordered eating and interpersonal issues.

Ms. Stiff also specializes in working with parents of young children with behavior or emotion regulation issues. Ms. Stiff has experience training parents of children under seven with acting out behaviors and challenges due to the regulation of their emotions or academic concerns. Ms. Stiff is an advocate for children, adolescents and families in the school system.

Insurance Accepted
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Out of Network Reimbursement
Medicare
Self Pay
Languages
English