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Stephanie Cress, RN, LCSW, CTS, President

Stephanie Cress, RN, LCSW, CTS

Stephanie Cress, RN, LCSW, CTS is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Registered Nurse with over thirty years experience working in Behavioral Health. She has a private psychotherapy practice in San Francisco and Pleasant Hill, California, specializing in trauma recovery, PTSD, First Responders, family homicides, EMDR, anxiety and depression. Stephanie is a member of the National Association of Social Work, the Clinical Social Work Association, the EMDR International Association, and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. She is a clinician member of the San Francisco Police Department's Psychological Professional Panel, a Certified Trauma Specialist through the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists. 

Stephanie also produced and co-directed the documentary, Looking Forward, Looking Backward: Families Survive Homicide, which is included in California State University, Sacramento's Social Work program curriculum, and examines posttraumatic stress and the effects of homicide in families. Stephanie is also the President of the first Responder Support Network.