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empowering your path to wellness.

Stephanie Frohnen

Emotional Guide, Wellness Warrior, Coping Strategist, Healing Facilitator, Authentic Listener

Areas of expertise. 

Adults, CollegeAge, Anxiety and Stress Management, Career and Life Transitions, Depression and Mood Disorders, Military Veterans, Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence, Women's Issues, Group Counseling.


Strength-Based approach rooted in Person Centered, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, and CBT theories.


I am passionate about being a supportive therapist. I believe in offering a safe, judgment-free space to foster self-discovery. I meet my clients where they are at and hope to support them in leaning into the discomfort to grow and reach their goals. We all have different experiences and I do not pretend to be an expert on my client’s life. I let them lead the way and tell me their story while supporting them in learning new skills, acceptance, and discovering new approaches to life struggles.

Every person on this earth is full of great possibilities that can be realized through imagination, effort, and perseverance

-Scott Barry Kaufman

Stephanie Frohnen MS, NCC

Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor

Appalachian Life Enrichment Counseling Center


Wife, Animal Lover, Foodie, World Travel, Advocate

I am from Buffalo, NY and though I love my city I have enjoyed living in new and diverse places. I am a wife to an active duty Marine. With the military lifestyle traveling is guaranteed and I love it; exploring new places is my favorite activity. We have one rottweiler, Taz and an orange tabby cat, Tater Tot, and they love to travel with us. Aside from exploring and traveling, I love to read, spend time with friends and family, listen to classic rock music, and eat yummy food. My life experiences have led me to be

non-judgmental, empathic and have a deep care for others.

Professional Background.

Stephanie is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of West Virginia. Stephanie holds a Master’s of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She completed her undergraduate in Business Administration with a minor in Psychology from the University at Buffalo. She has received supervision from clinicians specializing in military populations along with mood disorders, and trauma during her practicum and internship at a military installation. She is passionate and has previously worked with nonprofits focused on substance dependance, advocacy for mental health, and breaking the stigma. Stephanie is a member of the American Counseling Association.

  • Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor

    • West Virginia
  • Qualified Behavioral Health Specialist

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