About Me

Hello!

I am a Clinical Social Worker with 20 years of experience working in the State of Wisconsin with both Individuals and Couples. During my career, I have over 10 years experience working with individuals experiencing grief, loss, and end of life concerns. My specialties also include; relationship/family issues, anger management, depression/anxiety issues, and life coaching personal development. I also have experience working with LGTBQ+ clients, as well as First Responder/Law Enforcement groups.

My counseling style is person centered; focused on inclusivity, and compassion. My goal is to help you identify your specific goals and then use a treatment plan to help meet your unique and specific needs. I am professionally trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solutions Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing techniques. I believe, however, that no one style or technique is good for every person or situation, so I tailor my approach to what works best for you. Our work together is a "judgment free" zone. Regardless of your Age, Gender, Sexual Orientation, or Race, I believe strongly in treating everyone with dignity and respect.

Talking to someone you don't know about personal issues can be very intimidating. It takes courage to seek help to achieve a happier and more fulfilling life. If you are ready to start that journey towards achieving your goals, then I will be there each step of the way to help guide you toward them.

I look forward to working with you!


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Depression , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 20

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCSW #7689-123 (Expires: 2023-02-28)


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Shelley Janz. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written by K.A. on May 16, 2022 after therapy with Shelley for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and adhd

She is very kind, respectful, understanding, and helpful. I definitely appreciate her help with my struggles and need for advice. Very thankful to her!

Written by N.I. on Mar 29, 2022 after therapy with Shelley for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

Shelley is very nice and gives wonderful advice that helps me think things in a different perspective

Written by E.L. on Jan 12, 2022 after therapy with Shelley for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Shelley was quick to offer useful “homework” and advice for my issues. She is easy to talk to and listens.

Written by B.R. on Nov 20, 2021 after therapy with Shelley for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

I have appreciated her so much, it’s been a night and day difference in my mental well-being. I look forward to taking to her weekly cause I know I’m always going to get the help I need!

Written by A.N. on Jul 21, 2021 after therapy with Shelley for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, and anger management

Shelley is a great counselor. She listens and asks the right questions. Strongly recommended.

Written by J.O. on Apr 04, 2021 after therapy with Shelley for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life ch

From the beginning I felt that my counselor understood what I was going through and was able to support me in a way that was healthy.

Written by A.N. on Mar 20, 2021 after therapy with Shelley for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Shelley has been extraordinarily helpful thus far in my counseling. She has been very kind, and supportive while working with me!

Written by K.I. on Mar 11, 2021 after therapy with Shelley for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Shelley is excellent and she has helped me so much. It's like she can see right into my brain and heart and knows exactly what I need.

Written by K.A. on Mar 04, 2021 after therapy with Shelley for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Shelley didn’t seem to be bogged down with things that had happened in my past. She wanted to know how I felt currently and how we move forward from that. I just felt like she got me

Written by A.N. on Mar 03, 2021 after therapy with Shelley for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

Shelly is an amazing and very professional individual. She respects me and gives me all the tools I need to help myself. Very happy that we matched. Her expertise is very wide and her insight is very enlightening. 10/10.

Written by A.I. on Feb 28, 2021 after therapy with Shelley for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, anger management, and career difficulties

Shelley’s intuitive and listening nature coupled with practical tools helped me so much! She is very responsive and offered so much clarity and support! Highly recommend!!

Written by B.R. on Feb 28, 2021 after therapy with Shelley for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

I’ve been looking for a councilor that I can connect with for 10 years and only 2 sessions with Shelley I feel a good connection. I’m actually excited for and look forward to every meeting

Written by D.A. on Feb 25, 2021 after therapy with Shelley for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and grief

Shelly is so nice and easy to talk to! She’s so friendly and gave me great advice and tips that really worked for me! Absolutely recommend her!

Written by D.E. on Feb 24, 2021 after therapy with Shelley for 2 weeks

So far Shelley has responded to me in a timely, professional manner, however, I've only had a few sessions so I feel this evaluation would be more appropriate after several sessions. As a professional person we don't really know much about another person until we have spent considerable time with them. By wanting me to constantly evaluate and sending multiple messages takes away the personal interactions with the counselor and makes it seem impersonal and that others are involved in an experience that should be confidential. I'm talking about BetterHelp in general and not Shelley personally.

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