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Shirley Butcher, LPCC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBTQ+ Trauma, Abuse Depression
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About me

I’m a diversely experienced behavioral healthcare provider with a profound understanding of the clinical, and practical realities of mental health therapy and alcohol and drug counseling. I form a foundation for a balance of passion and professionalism. Experienced in treating people who have experienced trauma.

Professional experience

6yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBTQ+ Trauma, Abuse Depression

Additional areas of focus: Attachment issues, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Mood disorders , Panic disorder and panic attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-love, Social anxiety and phobia, Somatization

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered


License information

MN LPCC cc01420


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

She is fantastic. It's like talking to a real friend.

Written on Aug 13, 2023 after therapy with Shirley for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

She listens, offers good advice, and is compassionate. She pushes me to do better.

Written on Aug 21, 2022 after therapy with Shirley for 2 weeks on issues concerning lgbt, and adhd

Very knowledgeable. Has her own experiences to draw from. I like that she knows how to push and back off when necessary.

Written on Apr 21, 2022 after therapy with Shirley for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and grief

Shirley is a ray of sunshine! I’ve never felt more understood or related to a therapist like I have so far with Shirley.

Written on Feb 14, 2022 after therapy with Shirley for 1 week