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Creating connections in psychotherapy to optimize healing and live your best life!


Most Insurance Accepted | Hand Select Your Therapist

In person in Truckee | Tahoe City

Virtual Appointments also offered

Evening | Weekend Appointments Available

At Truckee Therapy, we know that life is complicated and therapy can help!


Talking to someone about our problems is often a difficult!  Take the first step toward making the changes we want to see in your life. At Truckee Therapy, we believe that our role as your therapist is to offer another perspective. Together, we can reveal a solution you may not have otherwise thought of. We will evaluate what is working for you, what is not working for you, and find new approaches to your goals.

Our office is a safe place in which you can discuss your thoughts and feelings without judgment or criticism. We draw from a variety of evidence-based methodologies and use an approach that is most effective for getting at the core of the problem. Whether you need help coping with daily stress or you have experienced trauma, we will look at the different aspects of your life and determine how best to help you succeed.

Remember, asking for help is a sign of strength! Make an appointment with me today and start finding your way to resilience.


Creating Connection

Our therapeutic contact with clients will be characterized by:

Respect, empathic responsiveness, collaboration and authenticity

Interventions based on the highest ethical standards

Interventions based on current empirical research.  

We strive to provide a place where our clients feel safe, heard and supported on their unique path to healing.

Individual Therapy

Therapy begins with you!  We will work together to determine the most effective approach and develop a plan to help you meet your treatment goals.  We take the time to get to know you and identify not only what is getting in your way but also how best to work through the obstacles. We offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of our client’s individual needs to help you attain the personal growth you seek. 

Couple Therapy

At Truckee Therapy, we use EFT or Emotion-Focused Therapy, which, as the name indicates, focuses on emotions.  The fights and arguments couples have are often not about the content of what is said, but about the emotional underpinnings of how things are said, or how what is said makes us feel. EFT helps address the core questions we often ask ourselves about our most important relationship: “Do I matter deeply to my partner? Will he/she be there for me when I need them most? Do I feel safe and secure enough in this relationship to be my full and authentic self?” These questions are typically at the root of what couples fight about: the emotional bond and security in their relationship. When we fear that the answer to one of the above questions may be “no,” it can cause us to feel isolated and alone, and sometimes as though we are fighting for survival itself.

EFT – a highly researched, effective, and evidence-based treatment – focuses on the emotional bond between partners, presuming that most relational problems arise from a disruption in this bond. It helps partners learn not only to be more open and trusting with each other, but also to reach out for one another more effectively.

Family Therapy

Our overall goal in family therapy is to restore connection and promote resilience in family relationships. We work together to re-establish more secure family patterns where attachment and caregiving responses are effective and emotional bonds are repaired. These resources inform a network of security that provides the flexibility and closeness necessary for families to promote individual growth and meaningful relationships across generations.


Our Services

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Behavior Management

For those seeking to understand and/or change unhelpful cognitive distortions and/or behavior.

Marriage Counseling

For those wanting to improve their relationship or determine how best to move forward.

Trauma Recovery/EMDR

For those who have survived, or are surviving, abuse, domestic violence, or other traumatic event(s).

Anxiety and Depression Counsel

For those who feel anxious in social situations or struggle with feelings of hopelessness, or who are having difficulty concentrating, working/studying, or making decisions.

Eating Disorders and Healthy Eating

For those who struggle with anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating, or who engage in unhealthy and/or compulsive eating habits.

Grief & Loss Counsel

For those who have lost a loved one or who are closing a chapter in their lives.

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Our Therapists

“When we’re looking for compassion, we need someone who is deeply rooted, is able to bend and, most of all, embraces us for our strengths and struggles.” 

- Brene Brown

Stacey Stahl, Clinical Director and Supervisor

ICEEFT-Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist and Supervisor Candidate

LCSW Ca 26636, LCSW Nv 5736-C

Stacey obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Social Science at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo and her Master's Degree in Social Work at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has owned and operated Truckee Therapy since 2010, earning additional certification as an Emotionally Focused Therapist in 2019. Stacey primarily uses Attachment Theory to help clients achieve their best life.

email: [email protected]

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Johneen Manno, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

LPCC Ca 5727, LPCC Or C1734

Johneen attended both CSU Fullerton and Cal Poly Pomona, majoring in Communications. She then returned to school to learn more about careers that helped others in marginalized populations and others who were struggling with transitional times in their lives, obtaining an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies specifically focused on the Human Sciences. In that degree inclusivity, whole systems theory, and looking at life struggles through multiple lenses created the foundation for her career in Counseling. A second M.A. in Counseling Psychology led to her licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.

Initially licensed in Oregon in 2005, Ms. Manno did Practicums in grief and loss, including hospice work, and work with adolescents and young adults who had mental health challenges. Johneen has also taught as adjunct faculty in colleges and universities throughout her counseling career.

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Keith Tanenbaum, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW 107974

After completing 4 years in the United States Marine Corps and 2 combat tours in Iraq, Keith returned to Northern California and embarked on a personal mission to improve the care offered to veterans through Social Work. Keith earned his MSW in 2016 from Humboldt State University. He uses a holistic, client centered, strength-based approach, incorporating CBT, Recreation, and Mindfulness based therapies.

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Sheryl Schultz, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW 114316

Sheryl earned her Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2007. Sheryl focuses on meeting clients where they are in their growth process by encouraging, advocating and celebrating their successes along the way. Sheryl has traveled the world with her husband and also completed her yoga teacher training in Nepal. She uses a mindful approach to therapy, focusing on the innate skills and tools we each hold within to heal ourselves.

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Terri Martinez, Associate Therapist

ASW 106794

Terri completed her undergraduate work in substance abuse counseling and psychology. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from The University of Southern California in 2022. Terri approaches both therapy and assessment as healing processes, helping to answer deep-seated questions that individuals have about themselves or their relationships. She believes that change happens when people are given the support they need to draw on their own strengths and realize their potential to live fulfilling, happy lives. 

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Michael Daley, Associate  Therapist

ACSW 93494

Michael earned his Master's in Social Work from the University of Iowa. He has experience working with teens, adults, couples, and the LGBTQ+ community. He utilizes a strength-based approach, keeping in mind that each person is the expert on themselves and has the ability to create the positive change in their life that they seek. Therapeutic approaches are tailored to meet each individual's goals. Michael uses an integrative approach for developing personalized interventions that utilize cognitive/dialect-based techniques along with Internal Family Systems (IFS), solution-focused, and psychodynamic theory. Michael's areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, sexuality and gender, trauma and PTSD, identity development, life transitions, and substance use disorders. 

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Amani Pritchard, Associate  Therapist

AMFT 131433

Amani completed her undergraduate work in Bio-anthropology before finishing her Master’s degree at Palo Alto University in 2021. She has worked with all ages and uses Attachment theory while incorporating elements of holistic and strength-based approaches to help clients meet their goals. In her spare time she enjoys skiing, biking, and being outdoors as much as possible.

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Mariela Ramirez, Associate  Therapist

ACSW 113557

Mariela obtained her Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Nevada Reno. For over ten years, Mariela has worked with families and children struggling with Mental Health issues. Mariela works with clients by building warm, empathic relationships, and utilizes evidence-based therapeutic techniques and interventions including Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioral therapy to promote positive growth.  Mariela is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Mariela obtuvo su Maestría en Trabajo Social de la Universidad de Nevada Reno. Durante más de diez años, Mariela ha trabajado con familias y niños que luchan con problemas de salud mental. Mariela trabaja con los clientes mediante la construcción de relaciones cálidas y empáticas, y utiliza técnicas terapéuticas basadas en la evidencia e intervenciones que incluyen terapia psicodinámica y cognitiva conductual para promover el crecimiento positivo. Mariela habla inglés y español con fluidez.

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11025 Pioneer Trail

Suite 101B

Truckee, Ca 96161


(530) 285-3335

[email protected]


hours vary, by appointment only



3080 North Lake Boulevard

Suite 204

Tahoe City, Ca 96145


(530) 285-3335

[email protected]


hours vary, by appointment only