Shauna (pronoun “she”) takes an integrative view to counseling with a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, California. As an international expressive arts therapist and supervisor for the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association, clients can enjoy stepping outside of traditional talk therapy into more embodied approaches. She is also a certified EMDR (eye movement desensitization reprocessing) practitioner.
She has worked for the Pacific Center for Human Growth, a LGBTQ counseling clinic in Berkeley, California as well as the Native American Health Center in Oakland. While earning her bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of California Berkeley, she founded the International Ecological Expressive Arts Therapy Association, to integrate the arts with ecological therapy. She is also a Registered Yoga Teacher with the American Yoga Alliance & The International Yoga Association, based in India.
She welcomes LGBTQ identifying clients, all ethnicities, religious backgrounds, and takes a Person-centered, CBT/DBT, Psychodynamic and Jungian/Indigenous therapeutic approach.