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Stephanie Béguin-Howard,


*Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) 
*Registered Play Therapist (RPT)
*EMDRIA-Approved EMDR Consultant
& Certified Therapist
*Internal Family Systems (IFS) Trained (Level 1)
*Virginia Board-Approved Supervisor 

Clients: Children, Teens,
Young Adults, Adults 

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My Story

Stephanie is the founder/owner/lead therapist for Tranquil Mind Therapy, LLC, and started her private practice in 2016, expanding it to a group practice in 2022 with wonderful, warm, engaging, and very experienced staff! 

Stephanie Beguin-Howard, LCSW, RPT is an EMDRIA-Approved  Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Certified Therapist and Consultant, IFS-Trained (Level 1), a Registered Play Therapist, Virginia Board of Social Work Supervisor, and intensively trained in Sandtray, DBT, CBT, TF-CBT, MI, etc. Stephanie is an assistant for Playful EMDR (integrated play therapy and EMDR) trainings and also offers EMDR Intensives for adult clients who are appropriate for this type of treatment on select weekend days throughout the year.


Stephanie has 25+ years clinical experience in social work, including therapeutic foster care, public housing, and community mental health, and has managed clinical teams in Head Start, housing programs, and for a large school district substance abuse prevention program. She provides community trainings in trauma, substance use prevention, and is an ACEs Interface Training Facilitator. In addition, Stephanie is the founder of Tranquil Mind Therapy, LLC, a group practice focusing on providing trauma-informed psychotherapy and intensive trauma treatment to clients from ages 6+ to adults.


In addition to individual and group therapy for clients, Stephanie provides both individual and group EMDR consultation for EMDR therapists each month! She is also a Virginia Board of Social Work Registered Clinical Supervisor and provides clinical supervision towards social workers working towards their LCSW licensure. 



"I enjoy spending time with family and friends, hiking with my dogs, traveling, snorkeling, trying new foods, learning/researching, reading, swimming, stand-up paddle-boarding, film/digital photography, and trying new things!"

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