Shelby is a Register Clinical Social Work Intern who has been working and training at TBC for CBT since August 2021. She began her clinical MSW internship under the supervision of DBT®-Linehan Board Certified Clinician Christine Barker, LCSW. Shelby received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Southeastern University in 2016 and her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Central Florida in 2022. She is currently being supervised by DBT®-Linehan Board Certified Clinician Nancy Gordon, LCSW.
Shelby has worked in the mental health field since 2016. Shelby has received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) from the clinical team at Rogers Behavioral Health – Tampa. As a Behavioral Specialist at Rogers, she specialized in providing therapy to adults and adolescents with anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety, OCD, panic disorder, and social phobia. She also learned Behavioral Activation (BA) technqiues to address symptoms of depression. Shelby has experience as a graduate research assistant at UCF and contributed to the Florida Implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Project. This research serves to help develop effective interventions and better understand the population affected by suicide. Shelby is committed to taking a non-judgmental stance towards her clients. She is passionate about helping her client understands themselves and empowering her clients to take an active role in reclaiming their lives. Shelby likes spending her time with her husband and 2 dogs. She is interested in traveling and enjoys visiting her family in Colombia.