About Payton Lawson

Payton Lawson is the Family Services Program Assistant with Stein Counseling and Consulting Services. Ltd. In this role, Payton assists with administrative support, provides oversight of the Family Services team members, and coordinates services and programs offered through the Family Services Program such as Child At Risk Monitoring. Payton started at Stein Counseling as a Parent Educator in May of 2018. Still in this role, Payton coordinates with a team to serve families’ needs including developmentally appropriate parenting skills, understanding child development, recognizing the effects of trauma on the brain, developing secure attachment between the caregiver and child, and more. Payton strives to provide services that give parents the necessary skills and opportunities it takes to be the best parent they can be. She is a certified facilitator of the Circle of Security Parenting program since November of 2018.
Payton received her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Wisconsin- Stout in May of 2018. During her time in her undergraduate studies, she worked as a child care teacher in two different locations as well as facilitating and providing intervention with at-risk youth in a group setting. Payton is currently enrolled in the Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling program at Viterbo University. Payton brings her life and work experience as well as her education to Stein. Payton is passionate about parenting, trauma, ADHD and resilience.
To contact Payton, inquire about Circle of Security Parenting classes, or learn more about the Family Services Program, please email plawson@effectivebehavior.com.
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