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Practitioner Commitments:

I agree to hold your experience as confidential and to communicate with others in your support circle only with your express written permission.

I commit to work
co-creatively with you, offering guidance from my own training and following your lead in terms of your interests and goals.

I commit to hold a large, compassionate, tender space of curiosity and wonder with you.

As a practitioner and human, I commit to upholding principles of anti-racism, anti-ableism, feminism, and affirming of people of LGBTQIA2S+, and varied bodies, gender identities, sizes, ages, and multi (or non) faiths.

I hold my role as an educator who also practices trauma-informed somatic therapeutic work with great care.  I acknowledge that I am not a licensed psychotherapist nor trained medical professional.  As such, I will be mindful as to what my areas of training are and are not.  I agree to try to make referrals if or when we could use more support.



Client Policies -- following an initial, introductory session, by choosing to attend private sessions with Stefanie you indicate your agreement with the following guidelines:


You understand that following our initial, introductory session, Stefanie will not send out a confirmation email for subsequent ones.  It will be your responsibility to accurately note the scheduled location, date and time of each session.

You understand that if you forget to attend a scheduled appointment or neglect to cancel/reschedule an appointment within 48 hours, you are responsible for full payment.  You understand that this fee will only be waived if (schedule permitting) we are able to reschedule within the same calendar week.


If you are late for an appointment, you understand that your session will still end at the same scheduled time. You agree to text or call Stefanie if you are going to arrive late.


You understand that you are responsible for full payment prior to each session, at an agreed upon rate according to your honest appraisal of your means on the economic justice rate scale,

payable by check, cash, Venmo, or Cash App:

Venmo: Stefanie-Cohen-1  

(last four digits of phone# -- 1517) 

In order for me to avoid fees, please do not "turn on for purchases" but make the payment as a friend.

Cash App: $Movingstories

If you want Stefanie to consult with any other professional, friend or family member to share from our work together, you understand that you need to provide written consent before she can speak with anyone.

You acknowledge that Stefanie is a trauma-informed Registered Professional Somatic Movement Educator/Therapist, though not a licensed psychotherapist nor trained medical professional.   

You will be mindful as to what her areas of training are and are not and can request recommendations for educational materials and/or referrals if we could use more support.

At a point at which you determine that you would like to end or take a break in our work together, you will give

at least 7 days notice, and attend one final session to reflect upon our work and provide a process of closure. ​ 

You know that you are then free to reach out again at any time.




Client Session Guidelines and Agreements

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