Brianna Shuman is a Marriage and Family Therapy intern. She is currently working on her master’s degree at Capella University. Brianna has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Shepherd University, where she worked closely with the LGBT+ community and discovered a passion for helping others help themselves.
In 2015, Ms. Shuman worked at the Jefferson County Youth Reporting Center with at-risk youth on probation. During this time, she worked closely with numerous counselors to help the students and their families overcome challenges and build the skills that would help them succeed. This ignited Brianna’s passion for working with couples and families.
Ms. Shuman utilizes a strengths-based approach to therapy, which allows clients to work with and build upon what they already have. She works with clients to help them create the solutions that will work best for their season of life. Brianna enjoys working with diverse groups of people to help them overcome numerous problems including depression, anxiety, stress, communication problems, adjustment to change, and other relational issues.
Due to her background in sociology, Brianna believes that there are many influences on our lives and our stories. She integrates different methods and techniques to personalize therapy for each client, so they are able to get the most benefit out of their therapy experience.