Shandra received her undergraduate degree in social work from Idaho State University. She then pursued her master’s degree from Boise State University. Her academic focus at school was school counseling and crisis interventions. Shandra has extensive training and experience in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), an evidence based treatment for those under eighteen that have experienced trauma. She has worked with adolescents in the specialty mental health court system, serving as a member of a multidisciplinary team. She has experience and enjoys working with adolescents and adults. Shandra enjoys the process of empowering others to overcome barriers in life and move in a direction that creates a rich, full, and meaningful life. She utilizes a variety of techniques such as cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, and solution focused brief therapy to address complex issues individuals and families are faced with.
Shandra is located in our Rigby location.