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Stephanie Brooks

Stephanie Brooks


Senior Associate Dean for Health Professions & Faculty Affairs Interim Program Director, Couple and Family Therapy PhD Program

Counseling and Family Therapy Department

267.359.5887 P
267.359.5575 F
1601 Cherry Street, Room 1031

Stephanie Brooks, PhD is a clinical professor in the College of Nursing & Health Professions at Drexel University. She is a licensed couple and family therapist and clinical social worker, Clinical Fellow in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), AAMFT approved supervisor and commissioner for the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education. Brooks is currently the Program Consultant for the AAMFT Minority Fellowship Program.

Brooks has been at Drexel University (formerly MCP Hahnemann) since 1995. Currently, she is the senior associate dean for Health Professions and Faculty Affairs. Prior to her 22-year career at Drexel, she held numerous clinical training director positions in healthcare and educational settings. Her clinical and scholarly interests include: outcome based education, supervision and training, cultural diversity specifically African American families and adolescents, Person of the Therapist Training, ADHD and couple therapy, families impacted by addiction and behavioral health and family violence. Brooks maintains a small private practice in Philadelphia.


Brooks specializes in sex therapy, post-traumatic stress disorder, racial and cultural issues, adolescent transitions, couple and family therapy supervision, school- and parent-related problems, women and divorce, forensic family therapy, depression, adoption/foster care, family violence, domestic violence and medical family therapy.

Research Interests:

Forensic Family Therapy, Couple and Family Therapy Supervision and Training, Racism and Stress Disorders

Professional Society:

Licensed Social Worker, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Clinical Member, American Assoc. for Marriage and Family Therapy
Approved Supervisor, American Assoc. for Marriage and Family Therapy
Board of Director, Pennsylvania Assoc. for Marriage and Family Therapy
Site Visitor, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy
Consultant, Delaware County Children and Youth Services and Women in Transition