Shelly has lived in the Rogue Valley since 1995 and graduated from Rogue Community College in 2000 with an Associate of Arts/Oregon Transfer degree. She transferred to Southern Oregon University in 2002 earning a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology. After a few years in the work force she returned to SOU and graduated with a Master’s of Science degree in Applied Psychology/Mental Health Track. Shelly is currently working towards her licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor and has been in good standing as a Registered Intern with the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists since 2009. Shelly has been an instructor for Discovery Programs since 2009 and she enjoys working with both first time and returning college students and helping them successfully complete their educational and career goals. In addition to teaching various Human Development courses, she has been involved with projects for Discovery Programs including Student Orientations and Registration Labs. She enjoys listening to music, hiking in the Rogue Valley and spending time with her family.