Dr. Stephen Stewart is a new addition to Guada Psych who brings a wide array of clinical experience spanning over 10 years. Dr. Steve works with clients across the lifespan and has experience working with youth and adults in a variety of settings, including in-patient hospitalization, intensive out-patient, community mental health, school-based, and correctional settings. He enjoys using a client-centered approach where the client is the expert of their own lives and Dr. Steve can help guide them to an attainable and goal-oriented solution.
We are very excited that Sujai (pronounced “;Su-Hi”;) has decided to join our staff after completing her clinical internship with us in 2021-2022. Sujai completed her MA in Counseling Psychology with a generalist concentration, and she is currently working on a three part certification in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). Regarding what drew her to the mental health field, Sujai says that she is passionate about helping patients find their voice. She also enjoys being able to provide a safe space where people can feel heard, understood and validated. She works from an attachment systemic framework and utilizes other techniques and interventions based on what will work for the patient.
Sandy Alexopoulos is an advanced therapy extern currently pursuing her doctorate in clinical psychology at Adler University. She believes every patient has within them the strength and ability to accomplish their goals; she sees therapy as a means to help guide patients in meeting their goals and needs. Sandy is passionate about being able to offer mental health services to diverse groups. Sandy currently works with our adolescent and adult patients in the individual therapy setting.
Cory is a doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Adler University. As a therapy intern, she is interested in working with patients with varying degrees of psychological distress, complex trauma, and dual diagnosis. She currently offers individual therapy for patients across the lifespan and is under the supervision of Dr. Montesano.
Nicholas is a third-year doctoral student in the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology program at Adler University. He says that he got into the field because he has a passion to help others. He also has a special appreciation for those working in the mental health field after having been helped successfully through some of his own personal life challenges. Nicholas is working with adults and adolescents in the therapy setting at Guada Psych Services. He uses an integrative and interpersonal approach that is influenced by psychoanalytic and CBT modalities. Nicholas’ gentle and upbeat approach to people as well as his serious attention to detail make him a great fit for our clinical training program as well as our patient population.