Stephani Synn, PsyD
Associate Director, Camp Baker; Staff Psychologist
Dr. Stephani Synn is the Associate Director of Camp Baker and a Staff Psychologist at the Center for Effective Therapy. Dr. Synn graduated from Davidson College in North Carolina with a B.A. in History. She earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Children and Families of Adversity and Resilience (CFAR) from William James College. She completed her predoctoral internship at the Texas Child Study Center/Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas.
Dr. Synn has significant clinical experience treating a variety of mental health challenges in a range of clinical settings including pediatric hospitals, residential treatment programs, community mental health centers, group homes, intensive outpatient programs, and schools. She has training in evidence-based models such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT); Summer Treatment Program (STP); trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT); Multifamily group treatment (MFGT); Motivational Interviewing (MI); and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Dr. Synn is certified in the Modular Approach to Treatment for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADTC), an evidence¬-based treatment for children ages 6-15 with emotional and/or behavioral challenges, and is working toward becoming a certified MATCH-ADTC supervisor. Additionally, she is certified in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), an evidence-based treatment for children 2-7 years-old with disruptive behavior disorders. Dr. Synn has experience providing neuropsychological assessments and integrated reports to adults, children, and adolescents in private practice and developmental behavioral pediatric settings. Dr. Synn's research interests focus on adapting evidence-based practices to make them more accessible for underserved populations and more feasible in community settings.