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Stephen Krause, BA

Therapist Intern

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Stephen Krause is a Master of Social Work intern at MedPsych Associates in Ramsey, New Jersey. He earned his BSW from Ramapo College and is pursuing his MSW as a part of the advanced standing program at Ramapo College.

Stephen specializes in working with adolescents, young adults, and adults struggling with substance use disorders, grief and loss, ambivalence towards change, major life transitions, stress, anxiety, anger issues, and depression. He has experience with individual and group counseling in substance use treatment programs, including partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care.

Utilizing evidence-based approaches such as cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing, Stephen partners with clients to set treatment goals, process emotions, develop coping strategies, and work towards living more fulfilling lives. He provides an open, non-judgmental environment for clients to explore challenges at their own pace. Stephen is dedicated to empowering individuals to overcome obstacles and implement positive change.

Professional Focus

  • Clinical work with adolescents, young adults, and adults
  • Substance Use
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Major life transitions
  • Stress management
  • Anger
  • Ambivalence towards change

Modality & Approach

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing

Personal Interests

  • Watching baseball
  • Playing music
  • Reading
  • Outdoor walks and working out

Education & Experience

  • Master of Social Work Advanced Standing Program – Ramapo College. Class of ‘24
  • Bachelor of Social Work – Ramapo College University
  • Substance Use Disorder Internship w/ Adolescents & adults – Partial Hospitalization Program & Intensive Outpatient Programs

To contact Stephen Krause, BA, please email newpatient@medpsychnj.com.