About Us



Stephen is a Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) and a graduate of Northwest Nazarene University.  He is the founder and clinical director at Northwest Wellness Center where they take an integrated holistic approach to emotional, physical and spiritual health.

Stephen provides individual, couple, and group counseling using a unique approach. First and foremost, he is a trauma therapist that specializes in pornography and sexual addiction. He has also completed his training to become a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT). He has been co-presenting the DeTUR trainings with AJ Popky throughout the United States and Canada.  

He works extensively with USA ReBoot Resort, an organization that provides inpatient treatment to veterans and first responders across the United States.



Arnold (AJ) Popky was instrumental in the founding of the EMDR Institute, is certified in Ericksonian Hypnosis and is a Master Practitioner of NLP.   Dr. Popky specializes in PTSD and addiction.

He developed the DeTUR Protocol (AAIP-Accelerated Adaptive Information Processing), which he has presented in workshops internationally.  His work can be found in “EMDR Solutions” by Robin Shapiro, PhD and in “Scripted Protocols” by Marilyn Luber, PhD. He also works at camps with our wounded warriors.

He presently has a private practice in Sherman Oaks, CA and trains and consults to DOD therapists at Military Bases around the globe along with several drug rehabilitation centers.  Dr. Popky is a charter member of DIV. 1277 of the Marine Corps League. Previously, he spent 30 years in High Technology Silicon Valley electronics, and computer companies.

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