1-year Post-clinical Fellowship — The Family Institute at Northwestern University
B.S. in Human Development — Virginia Tech
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.