Certified Peer Supporter
Hello, Im Stephen. I like to speak with potential one on one peers briefly before we do paid one on one session to get acquainted and to see if we have a peer connection, in my personal style of offering peer support we talk openly with trust and confidentiality I offer my peers here online. I'd love to hear from you if you are seeking support so we can work together and determine if we are a good match before moving to paid services. Please add me from the supporters directory and send me a direct message, I'll get back to you shortly!
I take great pride in the individualized services and resource referrals I provide, and the time I spend with each client/peer. I'm here to listen, support, share experiences and to help you find resources locally. Experience: *I am currently working as the executive director of a non crisis hotline (warmline) . *Peer support in a behavioral health hospital setting *Peer support in the community, Providing peer support for a variety of concerns including homelessness, codependence, AODA, resiliency coaching and mental health support. *Suicide prevention training through the QPR institute *Conflict management training *Lived experience with mental health and physical disability concerns, *Group facilitation experience * NAMI Trained Peer to Peer, and In our own voice programing certified * Resource referral experience. I love helping others find the help they need to overcome and develop resilience!
Recovery StoryI'm comfortable where I am. Ive learned towards finding myself, and realize that the best version of myself is an ever changing thing. Ive worked through agoraphobic behaviors, anxiety, and managing chronic pain and life with bipolar disorder.
My Motivation To HelpI like to speak out to break stigma others have created regarding AODA and mental health conditions Life living with Bipolar II Life living with a spinal cord injury
Bipolar I, II Schizophrenia,Borderline personality disorder support chat.
a place for support and chat. one on one sessions offered for free first time clients only. Sliding scale fees available to those with limited income.