Psychotherapist at Lotus Therapy, LLC

at 39th Street Wellness, 1006 E. 39th St. in Austin, TX


  • B.A. w/Honors   Swarthmore College    Swarthmore, PA
  • M.S.W.   Washington University    St. Louis, MO

Texas Non-Profit Experience:

  • Hays-Caldwell Women's Center | Children's Counselor
  • Out Youth | Counseling Program Director
  • Williamson County Crisis Center | Shelter Counseling Director
  • Any Baby Can | Counselor,  Candlelighters Program Case Manager, interim Counseling Director

Professional Memberships:

  • Trichotillomania Learning Center (TLC), professional member
  • Austin Group Psychotherapy Society (AGPS), current board member
  • American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • Austin Eating Disorder Specialists (AEDS)
  • International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP)


  • Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP)
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)


Nakell, Stacy (2015). A healing herd: Benefits of a psychodynamic group approach in treating body-focused repetitive Behaviors. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy 65 (II), 295-306.