Ginean "Gigi" Crawford, MFT, LPC, NCC, ACS is a Licensed Professional Counselor (PA #PC014668, NJ #37PC00290800, DE #PC-0000690) and Nationally Certified Counselor. She was a summa cum laude graduate of Rider University in Psychology and Social Work. She earned her Master's in Couple and Family Therapy from Drexel University. Gigi has over two decades of extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families, as well as teaching undergraduate and graduate students. She has also supervised beginning counselors. Gigi has spoken on topics such as Relationship Repair and Renewal; Eating Disorders; Trauma; Spirituality, Humility and Forgiveness; Anxiety and Embracing Our "Screwed-Up-Ness"; Blended Families; Grief and Loss; and Work-Life-Family Balance, to name a few. Gigi has been interviewed by the media for her experience in working with couples and for her over two decades of experience working in the field of counseling. She is sought-after for her sensitivity and specialized layer of privacy for high-profile and celebrity clients. Gigi is authentic in her approach and utilizes a systems approach to treatment. She most often works with clients struggling with life transitions (work, parenting, divorce, loss), as well as clients who simply need to process being accepting of themselves, allowing grace for self and others, and releasing shame. She has been helping individuals, families and couples heal for over 20 years.
Stephanie Szigethy, MA, LPC, NCC, CCTP is a Licensed Professional Counselor (NJ Lic #37PC00595200), a Nationally Certified Counselor, and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Stephanie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lebanon Valley College with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a specialized concentration in Psychology. She earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Rowan University. Stephanie has also presented and published clinical research nationally and internationally. She has a history of experience providing crisis response, psychological first aid, and stress debriefing in the aftermath of trauma. She has provided training for first-responders and healthcare professionals to reduce burnout and compassion fatigue. She has also taught at a local university and finds joy in giving back to her profession by teaching counselors-in-training. Stephanie is passionate about holding a compassionate, trusted space to help individuals navigate through the uncomfortable, difficult, or "unglamourous" periods of their lives, and she endeavors to support her clients to find healing, restore hope, and experience peace. Stephanie most often works with those challenged with life-impacting adjustments or transitions, relationship difficulties, trauma recovery, self-esteem and anxiety, struggles in motherhood (including postpartum depression/anxiety/life balance), and those in recovery from chemical dependence. Stephanie strives to be genuine and "real" in her relationships with clients and believes that creating an atmosphere of safety and comfort is paramount. She has been helping individuals, couples, and families heal for nearly a decade. She is integrative in her approach, which means that she uses a combination of techniques to provide a very personalized client experience.
Dina Cirillo Strachan, MA, LAC is a Licensed Associate Counselor (NJ Lic #37AC0063300) and a graduate of The College of New Jersey with a BA in English Education. Dina earned her Master's Degree (MA) in Student Personnel Services (Student Counseling). For over 20 years, she has had a passion for her work with pre-teens and teens that motivated her to return to Rowan University for additional training to earn a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Mental Health, graduating summa cum laude. Dina has experience working with individuals of all ages with areas of focus including grief and loss, trauma, depression and anxiety, career counseling, LGBTQIA+ issues, and much more. Dina focuses on building trust with her clients so that the difficult work of healing can happen in a safe setting, and she believes counseling is a collaborative effort that is guided by the goals of the client. Dina's role is to empower her clients to feel worthy and capable of positive, loving relationships with others and with themselves.
In addition to her years of experience, Dina is a licensed Associate Counselor (LAC). This means she has fulfilled all of her educational requirements and has passed her licensure exam (with flying colors) and is now working to fulfill the required clinical hours of full licensure. At SGC, she is completing those requirements under her Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) Ginean Crawford, MFT, LPC, NCC, ACS, BC-TMH (NJ License # 37PC00290800).