Vivian Y. Stone, MS
Vivian Stone is a Licensed Master’s level Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, servicing St. Lucie, Martin, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties. Additionally, she is an Adjunct Professor at Indian River State College teaching courses within the Human Services Program to upcoming and inspiring therapists. She is very passionate about Empowering people! With over 22 years of experience working with children, couples, and families on the Treasure Coast she has successfully assisted many individuals in reaching their goals. A graduate of Barry University specializing in Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral, Person-Centered, and Behavioral Modification Therapy models, she is currently serving the community working with Whole Family Health Center with a broad spectrum of clients and believes everyone deserves to live a healthy and happy life! Emotionally, Mentally and Physically, NO EXCEPTIONS! In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Vivian is a strong advocate for families. Previously a Victim Advocate employed with the 19th Judicial Circuit State’s Attorney’s Office Victim Services Program showed her dedication of service to people inside and outside of her community. She has presented at Public Schools, Universities, and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Family Therapy, Parenting Skills, Domestic Violence, Women and Teenage issues. Vivian integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. She does not believe that there are a one size fits all approach to helping others live their lives! With compassion, understanding and NO Judgement! she is committed to providing quality care, not quantity counseling to her clients.
Master's Degree in Marriage, Family & Mental Health Therapy from Barry University, Bachelor in Behavioral Science from Barry University, Associate of Arts in Human Services from Indian River State College, Associates of Science in Medical Assisting from Webster College, Associates of Business Degree from Drake Business School New York.
License, Certifications & Awards:
- Licensed Mental Health Therapist
- EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
- Life Coach Certification, Gottmans Couples Therapy, LGBT Training.
Pending Certifications in Progress include:
Healing through Yoga & Meditation, Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples, Neuro Science in Treatment of Depression and Anxiety, Doctorial Studies in Organizational Psychology.
Child Abuse, Crimes Against Children, Domestic Violence, Victims of Crimes, Sexual Assault/Abuse, Death Notification, Oppositional & Defiant Adolescent Behaviors, American Association of Sexual Educators Counselors & Therapist " Collaborative Approach to Stop Sexual Harm to Youth", Understanding and Working with Male Youth, Fifth Annual " Kids of The Treasure Coast Training Conference", Florida Network of Victim Witness Services 22nd Annual Training Conference, Redirecting Children's Behaviors, Adolescent Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders, Recognizing and Assessing The Sexual Health Care Needs of Gay & Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth, Understanding the Elderly, Physical Abuse Investigations, Assessing for Suicide Ideation in Youth and Adults, No Child Left Behind