Education: BA in Social Work from Bradley University, MSW (Concentration: Advocacy, Leadership, & Social Change) from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
Lives in Urbana, IL, USA
Shanelle is a an Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Worker who resides in Urbana, IL. She received a BA in Social Work from Bradley University & a MSW (Concentration: Advocacy, Leadership, & Social Change) from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.
Shanelle began her social work studies with an emphasis on macro practice by pursuing positions in policy, leadership, research, data analysis, administration and community development. It took Shanelle 9 years in the field before she realized that individual therapy would be her calling.
Shanelle was working as an administrator with Mobile Crisis, when she decided to get her LCSW. She asked her program manager to assist with supervision hours, but with little therapy experience, Shanelle wasn’t sure how she would fare on the exam. Through study and mentorship, Shanelle was able to pass the test on her first try.
Currently, Shanelle works as a Clinical Therapist in the school district & works part-time doing contractual therapy work. Shanelle has never been more satisfied than working with people one-on-one.
Some interesting facts about Shanelle is that she recycles/composts, practices minimalism, and invests in real estate.