Stephanie has a special interest in preventing health and developmental issues in children through pre-conception testing, counselling and interventions with parents before becoming pregnant, optimal pregnancy nutrition and care, and early intervention for infants, toddlers and young children with neurodevelopmental disorders. She focuses on balancing the microbiome and treating underlying medical conditions and imbalances in children in order to help them reverse symptoms and function optimally at the highest level possible. She uses principals of nutrition, holistic/integrative medicine, functional medicine, biomedical medicine, mind-body-spirit medicine and nutri-genomics in her work, and is a great coach in helping children and families with lifestyle changes that support optimal health and healing. She has a special interest in holistic wellness care, Gastrointestinal disorders, Autism, ADHD, Asthma, mental health disorders, PANS/PANDAS, Autoimmune disease, Pediatric Lyme and conditions that mimic it, and other complex chronic pediatric conditions.
Stephanie is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), The Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS), the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the MN Holistic Medicine Group, the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. She is a member of the speaking faculty for Food As Medicine through the Center for Mind Body Healing, has completed advanced level clinician trainings sponsored by the Autism Research Institute, is a MAPS provider and a candidate for fellowship through the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS). She has completed the ILADS practitioner training program and has also studied integrative modalities for the treatment of chronic lyme disease, and related disorders. She has mentored with pediatrician, Elizabeth Mumper MD at the Rimland Center for Integrative Medicine, Ann Corson MD of Kennett Square, PA, and Richard Horrowitz MD of the Hudson Valley Center for Healing Arts, among several other physicians and practitioners, and regularly attends a variety of conferences in order to keep up on the latest research and treatment for children with a variety of different conditions. She is a sought-after public speaker, and enjoys precepting and teaching.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, enjoying the outdoors, organic-whole-foods cooking, volunteering, running, biking, reading, and entertaining family and friends.