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LifeStance Health Earns 2021 Great Place To Work Certification™

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — LifeStance Health (NASDAQ: LFST), one of the nation’s largest providers of outpatient mental health care, today announced it has been Certified™ by Great Place to Work®, the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation. The Great Place to Work Certification™ is based on feedback from current employees about their experience working at LifeStance.

“As a company focused on mental health, we consider the well-being of our team members to be the utmost priority and are committed to being the employer of choice in our industry,” said Michael Lester, CEO, LifeStance. “We’re honored to receive the Great Place to Work Certification™, which is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our approximately 6,000 employees who live our mission everyday as we increase access to mental healthcare nationwide.” 

“While world events over the last few years have destigmatized mental health in important ways, our clinicians and team members chose a career in mental healthcare long before it was in the spotlight. Their compassion, expertise and advocacy are truly making a difference,” said Felicia Gorcyca, Chief People Officer, LifeStance. “We are incredibly proud to support our employees and their commitment to our mission which makes lives better for millions of people across the communities we serve.”

This year, LifeStance implemented a number of culture-enhancing initiatives in alignment with the company’s values of delivering compassion, building relationships and celebrating difference, including:

  • Unique opportunities to convene across approximately 500 locations through virtual LifeStance Together bi-weekly series and Better Together Townhall series
  • Professional development programs to promote continuing education and a community-based approach to learning
  • Enhanced health and wellness benefits plan to improve healthcare affordability and access for team members and their families
  • Long-term incentive plan for eligible employees, including clinicians, to align with LifeStance’s mission of increasing access to mental healthcare
  • Endowed the LifeStance Health Foundation, which supports organizations that serve youth and adolescents, underrepresented minority communities and the underemployed and uninsured
  • Unveiled a brand-new spatial design for all new de novo centers that reimagines the mental healthcare experience for both patients and clinicians, with an emphasis on sustainable materials to ensure longevity and minimize waste

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Founded in 2017, LifeStance Health (NASDAQ: LFST) is reimagining mental health. We are one of the nation’s largest providers of virtual and in-person outpatient mental health care for children, adolescents and adults experiencing a variety of mental health conditions. Our mission is to help people lead healthier, more fulfilling lives by improving access to trusted, affordable and personalized mental healthcare. LifeStance employs 4,375 psychiatrists, advanced practice nurses, psychologists and therapists and operates across 31 states and approximately 500 centers. To learn more, please visit

Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place to Work-Certified.

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.

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