Shelby is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Rhode Island. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Miami and a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Southern Connecticut State University in 2011. Since that time, Shelby has been providing counseling services in a variety of settings including home care, hospitals, agencies and private practice.
Shelby believes that we all deserve balance and contentment. In order to achieve this, she utilizes a holistic approach, looking at the person as a whole in terms of their body, mind, spirit, community, etc. Shelby’s humor adds levity to sessions when it is needed.
Shelby’s compassionate approach allows for a safe and trusting environment for clients. She enjoys connecting with women through their transitions of motherhood, identity, relationships and self-esteem.
Transition to new parenthood - Working with parents as they adjust to new parenthood
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Perfectionism - Coping with feelings of anxiety, stress, self-criticism, and procrastination; addressing unrealistic expectations of one’s self and negatively comparing self to others
Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Shelby Fischer is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 12 years
Old Colony YMCA, Family Therapist, 2014 - 2017
Gateway Healthcare, Emergency Services Clincian, 2012 - 2015
South Bay Mental Health, Clinical Supervisor and Clinician, 2011 - 2014
Southern Connecticut State University, Masters in Mental Health Counseling, 2011
University of Miami, Bachelors in Psychology, 2007
Rhode Island: MHC 00777