Director of Spiritual Wellness, Canyon Ranch in Tucson
Stephanie earned her Doctorate in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Transpersonal studies from Sofia University, Palo Alto, California. She received a Master of Divinity Degree from Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Nashville, and a Bachelor of Arts in Religious studies from the University of San Diego.
Her professional interests include women’s spiritual development, healing grief and trauma through spiritual growth, sexuality, nature as spiritual teacher and healer, and sacred dream work. At Canyon Ranch she especially enjoys helping guests explore and nourish their spiritual lives through the cultivation of transformative spiritual practices, including exercise.
Before joining Canyon Ranch, Stephanie worked as a spiritual director and retreat leader. She was founder and leader of Girls on the Run of Northern Arizona, a nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire girls and women to be joyful, healthy and confident. Stephanie was also Director of Faith Development at the Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Flagstaff, Arizona, where she planned and developed spiritual programs and camps for all ages. She has provided crisis counseling and community education on domestic violence, and training on topics from gender and sexuality diversity to child abuse.
Stephanie enjoys reading, writing, and hiking, running, and backpacking on trails in the wilderness.