Molly Stehn, EdD, LPC

Molly Stehn   

   Assistant Professor
   Webster Hall 316
   (314) 246-8646


EdD, University of Cincinnati
MA, University of Cincinnati
MM, Manhattan School of Music

Research Interests

Relational research
Feminist research
Creative approaches to counseling, counselor education, and counseling research
Ecological counseling
Clinician stigma and microaggressions
Sense of self
Borderline personality disorder
Dialectical behavior therapy


Dr. Stehn is an Assistant Professor in the Professional Counseling Department at Webster University. She holds an EdD in Counselor Education and Supervision and an MA in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Cincinnati (both are CACREP accredited programs). Dr. Stehn is a Licensed Professional Counselor, as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor and Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor through NBCC. She received intensive training on the practice of dialectical behavior therapy from BehavioralTech.  Dr. Stehn is a member of the ACA and several of its divisions, including the Association for Creativity in Counseling, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and the American Mental Health Counselors Association. Her work on understanding clients' process of healing from borderline personality disorder has earned her national attention.  

Prior to going into counselor education, Dr. Stehn trained for a career as a professional opera singer. During that stage in her life, she earned her Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the Manhattan School of Music and was a Regional Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Thus, she thoroughly enjoys finding any means possible for incorporating her musical expertise into her teaching, research, and clinical practice.

For fun, Dr. Stehn enjoys the performing arts, cooking, baking, cake decorating, running, and following a few favorite TV shows. 

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