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Spring 2023: Asian, African, and European Exploration
Counselor

Stephanie Starks

Stephanie is a Clinical Social Worker and has been a private practice counselor working with college students for most of her career. She is excited to go on her second SAS voyage, having sailed as a student on the Spring 2016 voyage. She is excited to join as a counselor on the Medical/Health team to help students have the best possible experience.

Stephanie earned her undergraduate degree from Bethel University and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Michigan. She has a passion for working with young adults and helping them explore the world around them. Stephanie has a philosophy and practice of acceptance, compassion, and support for those she serves while providing an emotionally safe and respectful environment.

Stephanie is looking forward to sailing again and joining the entire Spring 2023 SAS community.