RPsych (Registered Psychologist)
- Highest Academic Graduate Degree: MSc
- Gender: Female
- NSBEP Reg. # R0665
Ms Shelley West holds a MSc degree in Clinical Psychology from Acadia University. She is a member of the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and uses both a collaborative and a client-centred approach.
Ms. West has expertise in individual CBT for adults who experience difficulties with issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, anger, PTSD, MVAs, suicidality, sleep, relationships, infidelity, assertiveness, OCD, grief, and chronic pain. She has years of experience working with members of the RCMP, Canadian Forces, as well as Veterans Affairs of Canada.
Ms. West also has expertise in working with clients who have experienced family violence in order to help empower them to both overcome its devastating effects and to make changes to avoid entering into these types of relationships in the future.
Ms. West gained her initial interest in, and a wealth of hands-on experience with, helping young women and seniors in abusive situations when she volunteered with Chrysalis House for five years and the Senior Support Network of the VON for three years.
For more information, please visit her website at www.avps.ca