Our Team: Counselors
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Shelby Hardy, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

Shelby is a licensed psychologist who received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Suffolk University in 2009. She works with adolescents and adults struggling with depression and anxiety; the experience of trauma; the adjustment to chronic and terminal illnesses; behavioral health concerns; issues of identity; marital conflict; and grief. In her sessions, Shelby partners with clients to help them better understand both what they are struggling with and what is important to them so that they can enact meaningful changes in their lives and relationships. This collaborative work is done with the goal of helping clients to live a valued and genuine life, even in the face of pain and fear. Shelby utilizes acceptance and commitment therapy as well as traditional cognitive behavioral therapy, existential, and narrative techniques. She has particular experience working with military veterans and their families, as well as college students. Shelby is happy to work with all individuals, including those who identify as LGBTQ.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Change Through Compassion Spring WorkshopMarch 31 - May 26

The eight-week online workshop provides participants with the opportunity to gain experience in mindfulness and self-compassion practices.

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Sea Glass GalaMay 5

Enjoy an evening of live music, dinner and raffle items at Bent Creek Country Club on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at 5 p.m., and support Samaritan in subsidizing fees for individuals, families and children who have little or no financial resources.

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Change Through Compassion Core Skills IntensiveJuly 14 - July 22

The summer Change Through Compassion Core Skills Intensive provides participants with an introduction to the practices of mindfulness & self-compassion.

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