Shelby holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley. Having seen firsthand the impact that mental health struggles can have, she is driven by a desire to help facilitate healing, joy, and empowerment in others. Shelby has previous experience working with prior foster youth and specializes in care for those from backgrounds of trauma and abuse. She is passionate about providing care from a strengths-based, anti-racist, and trauma-informed lens. Her goal is to provide a compassionate ear to anyone who is struggling. Through goal-setting, mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques, and empathetic listening, she assists her clients to develop and improve coping strategies and recognize environmental triggers. In Shelby's free time you will find her working in her garden, studying herbalism, or spending time with her daughter.
Just like the lotus, we too have the ability to rise from the mud, bloom out of the darkness, and radiate into the world. - Anonymous