Ms. Stacia Marie Thiel, LCSW NY & NJ

(She/Her)
Preferred Name: Stacia

Online Therapy

About Me

I am an experienced OON provider licensed in NY & NJ seeing individuals, couples & families via Telehealth and in-person in Montclair NJ. In addition to my extensive experience and training in marriage & family therapy (structural family therapy including couples incorporating EFT, attachment based interventions and discernment counseling), I am psychodynamically trained, EMDR trained, Hypnotherapy Certified and have worked extensively with individuals, couples & families managing life transitions (divorce, retirement, grief/loss, life/work balance, relationship struggles), addressing awareness of sexuality, gender affirmation/exploration, as well as depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, health diagnosis, and behavioral challenges. As a classically trained professional musician and singer/songwriter I work frequently with individuals in the arts. Further information can be found on my website at www.illumepsychotherapy.com as well as Psychology Today. I offer a free phone consultation to all potential clients to determine goals, needs and assess fit.

Education & Experience

LCSW NY & NJ EMDR trained Hypnotherapy Certified Extensive training Structural Family Therapy: includes attachment based interventions and EFT for couples Intensive Psychodynamic Training: including trauma based interventions/lens. Discernment Counseling Certification: for couples considering separation/divorce Masters Degree in Music

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

I have held clinical positions in multiple settings including: hospital outpatient, hospital inpatient, ER/Crisis, not for profit agency (family & trauma focused) and private practice. I currently serve on the board of Family Service League a not for profit agency offering services to survivors of sexual assault as well as counseling for individuals, couples and families.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military

Language

  • English