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Stephanie Higgins, PsyD

Provider Type: Psychologist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 11-65+

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Stephanie Higgins, PsyD

Dr. Stephanie Higgins received her doctoral degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington, D.C., an APA-accredited program. Dr. Higgins completed her post-doctoral internship at Mid-Atlantic Behavioral Health, and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Christiana Care working both with outpatient perinatal mood and anxiety disorders as well as in the capacity of an integrated health psychologist in a primary care setting. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from Lehigh University.

Dr. Higgins has diverse outpatient experience working in community mental health, private practice, and hospital settings providing both assessment and therapy to adolescents and adults. Dr. Higgins’ specialties include eating and weight disorders, women’s health, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, health psychology, chronic illness, trauma, and general mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and psychosis. While treatment is grounded in cognitive-behavioral theory, Dr. Higgins utilizes a culturally-sensitive, integrated approach to treatment utilizing techniques from DBT, mindfulness-based therapies, interpersonal psychotherapy, and family systems theory. She tailors her treatment to the individual’s needs and background for optimal outcomes.

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Cancer Support
  • CBT-I (Insomnia)
  • CBT-TF
  • Chronic Terminal Illness
  • DBT
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Therapy/Issues
  • Grief
  • Health Psychology
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Cigna
  • Highmark BC/BS of DE
  • Highmark Health Options
  • Medicare
  • United Health Care/UBH


  • English


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