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Shelly Goodman, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Grief Career difficulties Depression
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About me

I am a fully licensed Masters Level Clinician and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor for nine (9) years. I obtained my Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling at Michigan State University. I enjoy working with teenagers, young adults and adults. I specialize in the following Anxiety, Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Depression, Grief, PTSD and Substance abuse.

Professional experience

10yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hearing Impaired, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Narcissism, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Visually Impaired, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

MI LPC 6401013938


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Shelly Goodman. 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.

Shelly is great! She is an active listener and relatable. I have found her to be extremely helpful to me as I went through a difficult year.

Written on Feb 07, 2023 after therapy with Shelly for 7 months on issues concerning career difficulties, and coaching

I absolutely love Shelly! I feel heard and understood!

Written on Feb 04, 2023 after therapy with Shelly for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, anger management, and adhd

Shelly Goodman is terrific, very responsive, perceptive, and a great listener. She has been a terrific resource to lean on during my personal struggles. Very knowledgeable and understands a wide range of relationship struggles.

Written on Jan 06, 2023 after therapy with Shelly for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, and coping with life changes

Shelly is very personable and a great listener. I'm looking forward to more sessions and improving my mental health

Written on Dec 31, 2022 after therapy with Shelly for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, and grief

Shelly was an amazing therapist who I felt like really cared and immediately was really comfortable to talk to. I recommend her to anyone who really needs that impartial person in their life to vent about their stresses and get some feedback.

Written on Dec 30, 2022 after therapy with Shelly for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

During the most emotional and difficult time of my life Shelly has helped me to process the pain, anxiety and depression. She has helped me to reflect and become more self-aware. Shelly is kind, humorous and down to Earth. I highly recommend her.

Written on Dec 29, 2022 after therapy with Shelly for 4 months on issues concerning trauma and abuse