Stephanie Osler, LCSW

"CHKD provides the foundation for our team to offer integrated behavioral health services to achieve our goal of treating the whole child. I am grateful to CHKD as we truly are more than just a hospital."

Stephanie Osler, LCSW

(757) 668-4673 (HOPE)

College: Washburn University

Graduate school: Washburn University


Osler has cared for children and their families in various clinical settings for over 20 years. She has been at CHKD since 2003, first as a licensed clinical social worker in the emergency department and then as program manager of the social work department.

In August of 2014, she was promoted to director and currently serves as the director of the CHKD Mental Health service line.

She has extensive training in leadership, program management, family systems, crisis intervention, trauma, suicide risk assessment and cognitive behavioral therapy. She provides strategic program development for the CHKD mental health service line, operations oversight, and vision for our mental health program expansion.

Having the experience of providing direct services to children and their families over the past two decades, Osler has a solid understanding of current systems of care and need for additional services to focus on treating the whole child.

Clinical Interests
  • Military children and families
  • Children impacted by trauma
  • Family systems
  • Animal-assisted therapy