Stephanie Byrd, MS, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Melbourne
Whether you are looking for support and guidance through a challenging situation or just ready to move in a different direction, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals. You can look forward to sessions that are catered to meet the unique needs of each individual, couple, or family creating balance, connection, clarity, and purpose.
I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Elementary Educator, Certified Practitioner in Clinical Hypnosis with Rapid Trauma Resolution, and a Prepare/Enrich Certified Couples Counselor working as a private practitioner and founder of Ascend Counseling & Wellness.
The mission of the practice is to provide confidential, compassionate care that nurtures mind, body, and spirit. Through the collaboration of exceptional professionals and resources, you can expect to obtain an awareness and alleviation of the underlying causes of distress, allowing for growth and movement in the direction you desire.
Call or Email Stephanie Byrd for a free consultation now - (321) 800-2641


  • Years in Practice: 5 Years
  • School: Stetson University, MS, Marital, Couple, & Family
  • Year Graduated: 2008
  • License No. and State: MT2719 Florida


  • Avg Cost (per session): $80 - $120
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: University of Central Florida / BS, Elementary Education
  • Year graduated: 1998

Stephanie Byrd's Groups

Building the Nest (Expectant & New Parents)

Designed to decrease many of the reported stressors new parents face as they transition into parenthood, participants can expect to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to create a nurturing, emotionally-focused home that effectively meets the needs of their child and each other. Couples will learn techniques to enhance their relationship, create equality in infant care,recognize and respond effectively to their child's emotional needs, and develop healthy conflict resolution skills.

More about this group


  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Family Conflict


  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Grief
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss

Mental Health

  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus


  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Certified Prepare/Enrich Couples Counselor
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 08 May 2015
Stephanie Byrd, MS, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Melbourne

Stephanie Byrd

Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT