Stephannee (Stef) Standefer is a licensed clinical professional counselor in Illinois. She has a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Northeastern Illinois University and a Type 73 professional school counseling certificate in Illinois. She has been the manager of clinical services at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, specializing in staff development and supervision and working with children and adolescent clients. She has taught at Adler School of Professional Psychology and Northern Illinois University in the areas of psychopathology, group counseling, and counseling skills. Additionally, she has coordinated practicum and internships. In November 2015, she received the Illinois Counselor Educator and Supervisor of the Year award.