Welcome to Stage Coach Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is provided in a strength-based and solution focused therapeutic model. Clients often have the answers to their own problems, but sometimes require help re-discovering those strengths.

We are located in the historic Stage Coach Inn, built in the early 1800s—a rest stop for weary travelers on their journey. This was a place in which travelers would come to replenish and restore themselves so they could continue their journey. In the spirit of this history, Stage Coach Psychotherapy offers mental health services for children, adolescents, adults, families and couples in Western Monroe County and surrounding areas.


Lewis J. Perna, LCSW-R: (585) 234-1537
Orlee Stekel-Perna, LCSW-R: (585) 314-4944
Maureen Sheehan, LCSW-R: (585) 466-4647

Lewis J. Perna, LCSW-R

Lewis J Perna
Life doesn't come with an instruction book—we learn to cope as we grow. None of us are prepared to deal effectively with life's hidden mysteries and social problems. We all struggle with loss, stress, and tragedy.

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Orlee Stekel-Perna, LCSW-R

Orlee Stekel-Perna
Orlee works with adolescents, and adults and provides individual, couples, and family therapy. Her yoga classes focus on therapeutic yoga, healthy backs, and good alignment. Orlee has extensive training and experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatry, special education and outpatient clinic settings.

Clients have the answers to their own problems, but require guidance rediscovering their strengths and solutions. The therapy relationship is a partnership and ongoing conversation to help each client find their own truth.

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Maureen Sheehan, LCSW-R

Maureen Sheehan
Maureen works with adolescents, adults and couples. Her work is influence by extensive training and experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Strength-based/Solution-focused models of care—providing creative problem solving, and individualized care.

Maureen approaches her patients with compassion and clinical insight—utilizing a collaborative approach to personalize treatment strategies and outcomes.

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