Mx. Steph Ostrow (they/them/theirs), is the founder of Medicine Within LLC. They are a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor (MH20830) and a Colorado Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC00018867).
Steph is a proud trans and nonbinary person! They use their unique life experience to support people in their own gender identity and sexuality journeys. Steph uses a holistic approach to help people better understand themself and navigate their world. They specialize in LGBTQPIA2S+ affirming care; they offer sexuality and gender affirming care to LGBTQPIA2S+ individuals. They work with individuals (youth 15 years and over along with their supportive parents, adults 18 and up), couples and poly relationships. They work with people who are experiencing life changes/adjustments, are neurodiverse, experience anxiety, mild to moderate depression, post traumatic stress disorder, and identity exploration & development.
They are a Licensed Massage Therapist and 500 hr Yoga Teacher with training in body centered counseling and somatic practices. In counseling and coaching their approach is eclectic; they have training in and utilize Mindfulness, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focused Therapy, Nonviolent Communication (NVC), and Person Centered therapy. These modalities are evidence based treatments to support people experiencing symptoms of anxiety, mild to moderate depression, post traumatic stress disorder, interpersonal conflict, and ADHD; these approaches are also supportive of identity development.
Steph offers assessment and letters of readiness/recommendation for transgender clients on a $0-60 sliding scale through https://thegalap.org/need-a-letter .