Background and Experience

Shelley Behr has an extensive background and experience working with Individuals, couples and families helping them through their ongoing life transistions through therapy. Her academic background has prepared her to help indivduals through divorce, anxiety, loss, LGBTQ transistions, HIV/AIDS counselling, anger managment, adoption, sexual abuse and more.

Academic Background:

  • Master of Social Work, Yeshiva University - New York, USA

    Thesis: Death and Loss in the Family: A family systems approach to examining change in the family structure after the loss of a loved one.

  • BA, University of British Columbia - Vancouver, BC

    Major areas of study: Psychology, English, Family Studies.

  • Pacific Coast Family Therapy Institute - Vancouver, BC

    Two year post Master's level training in family systems approach to individual, couple and child therapy.

  • Continuing Legal Education - Vancouver, BC

    Collaborative Divorce training for lawyers, mental health professionals and financial specialists to create a working team of divorce professionals.