Individual Therapy:
Dr. Shirley offers assistance to anyone who does not feel they are living up to their fullest potential. Combining talk therapy with body awareness allows for healing to occur at a core level, helping you evolve into the human being you truly want to be. This mind-body connection allows you to feel in control of your emotions, so they no longer control you. Dr. Shirley is trained in hypnosis, Somatic Experiencing and EMDR, three modalities that greatly assist the healing process of those who have suffered traumatic experiences.

Go from being a passive victim of your past to an active creator of your future,
no matter where you are coming from.

Couples Counseling
Start enjoying life again with the help of Dr. Shirley. She teaches couples how to “speak their partner’s language” so they can feel seen, heard, understood and therefore safe with one another. Feeling safe with your partner is the key ingredient that allows for intimacy and connection. Her techniques help couples learn to communicate with each other in a way that allows them to stay open and receptive. By strengthening the connection, partners are able to understand each other better, be compassionate with one another and enjoy their relationship once again.

Family Counseling
Dr. Shirley can help improve communication between family members; enhance parenting skills; learn to get along with teenagers; and treat one another with respect.

Media Work
Dr. Shirley has been featured on several programs as an expert in her field and continues to be sought after as a dynamic resource for helping people heal. Please visit her media page to learn more.

Dr. Shirley’s workshop, “How the Body Remembers What Mind Forgets” is based on her book, “Why Can’t I Change? How To Conquer Your Self-Destructive Patterns”, and gives people the tools to understand themselves, who they have become and how to change what isn’t working for them. Empowering people to get off auto-pilot and live to their fullest potential.

Her workshop, “How to Work With Challenging People” helps managers and employees understand difficult personalities and generate a more harmonious and cooperative work environment. Her Stress Management course teaches people how do reduce their stress from a brain perspective. Dr. Shirley also trains Human Resource personnel how to read body language and facial expressions when interviewing possible new hires. Contact Dr. Shirley for more information on her workshops.

Psychological Evaluations
As a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) Dr. Shirley performs psychological evaluations for Workers’ Compensation and personal injury cases. She has also testified as an expert witness on many cases during her years of practice.