Stephanie Corinna Smith
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Stephanie Corinna Smith

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Juris Doctor, JD
California Accepting Online
San Francisco Accepting In-person
Updated November 14, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Couples counseling
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Communication issues

Professional statement

Stephanie is passionate about helping her clients decrease symptoms of anxiety and depression, communicate more effectively, and find more pleasure in their lives. In working with couples and individuals, she creates a therapeutic environment for healing and change. The goal is not just increased insight but cultivating a different emotional experience that can benefit all aspects of life.

She helps partners move towards deeper love and intimacy in their relationship by building on existing strengths. Through the work, clients begin to feel closer, have better sex, meaningfully support each other through challenges, and have the tools to negotiate challenging conversations.

Stephanie is committed to maintaining an inclusive practice. She welcomes the opportunity to work cross-culturally and strives to approach cultural differences with humility.


Message to clients

I am interested in hearing more about what brought you here. As humans, we are biologically hard-wired to thrive when we are in healthy relationships with others. I am here to meet you where you are in this moment, and together we can move together in the direction of your longing.


Specialties

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; increasing pleasure and improving sexual connection; strengthening communication and feelings of security, connection, and love.

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life.

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships withpartners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples

Insurance

Stephanie Smith is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Initial session: $150 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $175 (50min)
  • Family sessions: $175 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Multiple times a week

Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

San Francisco practice
18 Chenery Street, San Francisco, California 94131
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 6 years

Stephanie Corinna Therapy , LMFT, 2020 - Present
WSM LLP, Senior Attorney, 2008 - 2021
Eden Counseling Center, AMFT, 2018 - 2020
Marina Counseling Center, AMFT, 2017 - 2018
UCSF Epilepsy Center, Intern, 2016 - 2017

The Wright Institute, M.A., Counseling Psychology, 2017
University of San Francisco, Juris Doctorate, 2006
Vassar College, B.A., International Studies, 2001


Licensure

California: 122813


Languages

English

Spanish