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Shelli Bailey, LMFT
Obtaining a good rapport is key. I seek to meet my clients where they're at yet challenge them to reach their own treatment goals.

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Shelli Bailey, LMFT

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

I have years of experience working with adults who struggle with depression, substance abuse issues, dual diagnosis, anxiety, trauma, relational problems and life transition issues.

In regards to my style, obtaining a good rapport is key. I seek to meet my clients where they're at, yet challenge them to reach their own treatment goals. I assign therapy homework such as listening to podcast, journaling, self care, practicing skills learned in session in order to help them on their journey.

Education

MS - Counseling, California State University Fullerton

License Number and State

CA 103928

Why did you become a mental health professional?

Initially to help my family until I realized how much I can benefit from mental health services myself. As I have worked through some of my own issues, it has truly helped me to help my own clients on their journey as well.

What are your interests outside of work?

My interests outside of work include travel, gym, fitness and health, family, spirituality, friends, movies, new restaurants, shopping, the beach, hiking

What is one thing you do daily that supports your well-being?

Treating myself daily to a movie of my choice, keeping a working routine, work-life balance is very important to me.

What book have you read more than once?

Maybe not in its entirety, but I would have to say the Bible.

Favorite organization/non-profit?

Wounded Warrior and ASPCA - I respect our Veterans and I love animals.

How do you recharge?

Going to the gym, watching movies, and planning a vacation are all ways I recharge.