Welcome to BetterHelp! I look forward to to working with my clients to find ways I can help them make positive changes to live healthier and happier lives. I am a licensed professional counselor in Colorado, and have been practicing for 9 years. I provide individual, couples, and family therapy to clients of all ages (children, adolescents, and adults). I utilize a biopsychosocial approach to my clinical work, meaning I look at the "whole picture" for a client: biology (genetics and chemistry), psychological makeup (thought patterns, world view, view of self), and social situations (influence of current and past environments). I tailor my interventions for the individual needs of my clients. My areas of specialty include anxiety, trauma, depression, parenting issues, and relational issues and many others. In my free time I like to run, hike, and do yoga. I volunteer with a giant breed dog rescue and have two Great Danes.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
CO LPC LPC.0012700
Shalyn is amazing she's always able to make me see things in a different light.
Written on Mar 02, 2021 after therapy with Shalyn for 1 year and 7 months on issues concerning relationship issues, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
My counselor is just excellent
Written on Sep 24, 2020 after therapy with Shalyn for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coaching
Shalyn is a very caring, calming, thoughtful, and understanding therapist. She is able to balance listening so I feel heard and providing support so I can work towards my goals. Our sessions have been very helpful and I look forward to them. I would definitely recommend her!
Written on Sep 21, 2020 after therapy with Shalyn for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
I like the way Shayln has helped me look at all perspectives to my issues thus far.
Written on May 16, 2020 after therapy with Shalyn for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and coaching
She has been extremely supportive and insightful.
Written on May 06, 2020 after therapy with Shalyn for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Shayln really makes me feel heard. Simply being able to take the time to respond and think about my responses is helpful to me also. Really enjoying it so far!
Written on May 04, 2020 after therapy with Shalyn for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem