Stephanie Stephens is a clinical psychotherapist with 10 years’ NFP and service delivery management experience. She has worked in education, mental health, youth, family and alcohol and other drug settings. Stephanie’s current Canberra-based role, as Directions Health Services’ Director of Service Delivery, focuses on clinical governance, service quality and performance, advocacy, and supporting front line staff to deliver equitable, empowering, life-changing services to vulnerable people.
Stephanie completed her undergraduate at La Trobe University, Masters (clinical and research) at the Cairnmillar Institute, and MBA at Griffith University. Her post-graduate research considered service users’ experience of family violence support services. Stephanie has a passion for developing and implementing equitable, accessible and client-centred services, advocating for a ‘nothing about us without us’ ethos, building positive workplace culture and supporting staff to deliver empowering and respectful services.