Shelley Price Draper, MSW, RSW is a talented, empathic professional who is trained in EMDR - trauma therapy, EFT - relationship therapy and DBT - skills based therapy in her counselling work.
Shelley’s 15-year career includes counselling youth and adults with alcohol and drug addiction and/or mental health and behavioural challenges. She has worked extensively with individuals of all ages who are struggling in response to trauma, change, anxiety and depression; as well as children and youth on the autism spectrum. Shelley also counsels employees facing challenges in the workplace and couples with relationship issues.
Committed to life-long learning, Shelley’s education includes:
Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work (MSW), University of British Columbia – Okanagan
Additional training acquired through
Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
British Columbia School of Professional Psychology (EMDR)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Trauma Treatment with Bessel van der Kolk of the Trauma Centre at the Justice Resource Institute
John Gottman of the Gottman Relationship Institute
Satir Institute of the Pacific
Shelley is a Registered Social Worker (RSW #10008) with the British Columbia College of Social Workers and a member of the British Columbia Association of Social Workers.
Shelley is active in her community through participation in peer associations and development forums and is a committed volunteer. A frequent collaborator, Shelley partners with colleagues on individual client cases, where invited, and co-facilitates adult, youth and family therapy groups.
Shelley Price Draper ReachesKelowna BC