Shelley has a private psychotherapy and consulting practice in Los Angeles and is faculty at Santa Monica College. She synthesizes a multilayered approach of intergenerational systems, neuroscience, contemplative faith and wisdom traditions, meditation, and evidence-based modalities of psychotherapy in her work. Shelley serves on the board of the Los Angeles chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, was president from 2017-2018, and received the chapter Outstanding Leadership Award in 2019. She directed filming and editing of the award-winning Humanistic Spirituality educational website, creating user-friendly access to the organization’s vast catalogue of free videos, articles, and downloadable guided meditations. Shelley is a long-standing board member of Global Bridge Humanitarian Foundation and her talent for improving relations between individuals and groups to support collaborations resulted in her being awarded Community Leader of the Year.