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Shirley Williams, LCSW

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About me

Hello. I’m Shirley Williams , LCSW, NBTMB, licensed in the State of Colorado as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Massage Therapist. I grew up in the State of Michigan and attended university there achieving a BA in Psychology and a MSW . I have experience working in health care, hospice, schools, foster care and adoption, pregnancy services and stress management. Additionally, I have had post graduate training in EMDR and, currently, on-going training in an evidence-based trauma technique called “The Flash Technique" which was developed in 2018 by Philip Manfield, PhD, an established EMDR Clinician, Trainer and Consultant in the field of EMDR. Additionally, I have been a Nationally Certified Bodywork Therapist for the past 23 years. I am particularly interested in Massage for trauma relief in times of grief, specifically for people during the first year of grief. I have been a Better Help Therapist since November, 2022. Since then, I have achieved Evergreen Certification in the following: Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH) Certification, Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional (CIMHP) Certification, and Certified Sex Therapy Informed Professional (CSTIP) Certification. I look forward to working with you and helping you achieve insight and solutions to your concerns.

Professional experience

21yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

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License information

CO LCSW CSW.00991632


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You have been awesome so far and I look forward to talking with you more, thank you

Written on Dec 17, 2022 after therapy with Shirley for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and trauma and abuse