Does this sound familiar? You want to feel like things are okay, but you feel:

  • Pressured or expected to be a certain way by others
  • Misunderstood, isolated and resentful towards everyone around you
  • Confused on how to navigate relationship issues
  • Overwhelmed by intergenerational trauma and your family’s attitudes and values
  • Exhausted and unfulfilled trying to be everything everyone else expects you to be
  • Stuck in processing or healing from your trauma or past

Life doesn’t have to stay this way. You want to appear successful & like you have it “all together” but deep down are struggling to feel confident in who you are or cope with what's happened in the past, including pain, anxiety, and generational trauma. You may be fed up with making mistakes and feeling like a failure, leading to being isolated and disappointed. You might not even remember a time things didn’t feel this way. But one thing is for sure: you’re ready for some relief. You’re ready to manage stress effectively. You’re ready to overcome your overwhelming thoughts. Most of all, you’re ready to feel empowered and confident to take on life’s high and lows. I support adults using a culturally sensitive support for stress, life transitions, intergenerational trauma and relationships. My clients walk away from therapy with me feeling unburdened and understood, confident in their relationships and empowered in their worth. I am dedicated to helping people give themselves the love and acceptance they can’t find but so deserve. My training in Brainspotting and culturally sensitive intergenerational trauma means I have the expertise you need and deserve when healing from your past and addressing your challenges. But at the end of the day, you want to know you’re working with someone who “gets” what it means to be someone struggling with stress, expectations and breaking the legacy of dysfunction, right? I get it because I’ve lived it myself. I know that it feels like healing is impossible when this pressure is all you’ve known your whole life. As a Latinx second generation daughter, mother, partner, sister and friend, I have lived experiences to connect and create a space where you're truly seen. So when we work together you won’t just get a trained therapist you’ll get someone who truly understands what you’re going through.

Visit me at www.stephaniepappaslmft.com or email me today to set up a complimentary 15 minute consult, I can’t wait to hear from you. 

  • License
    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
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  • State Issued
States Licensed In
  • California
  • Therapist Pronouns
  • Migration Background
    Child of Immigrants
Cultural Identities
Practice Details
  • Therapist Languages
    English Only
  • Services For
    Couples, Individuals, Workshops
  • Client Age
    Adults, Young Adults (18-25)
Session Rates

$200 Individual/$225 Couple

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  • July 24, 2024 6:20 pm local time

  • 121 W Washington Ave, Sunnyvale, California 94086, United States

  • 19712 Macarthur Boulevard, Irvine, California 92612, United States

    latinx therapy

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