Shellye Simpson Moon, LCSW
Shellye Simpson Moon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Approved Supervisor (LCSW-S) with more than 15 years of experience working with children and families in various settings including child welfare, foster care and adoptions, hospital, and residential treatment. She offers a fresh perspective and a safe space for inner exploration, growth, and healing to occur. Her presence is calming and nurturing, aiming to understand, validate, and promote self-awareness and self-acceptance. Shellye is very passionate about listening to a client’s voice and seeking to understand their perspective in order to discover the feelings that are hidden underneath problematic behaviors and/or maladaptive coping skills. Shellye recognizes the complexity of each problem and helps make growth and healing a more comfortable process by being attentive to each person’s unique situation and needs. She uses a relationally rich, strengths-based, trauma-informed, and family systems approach to providing individual, group, and family therapy. Shellye earned both a Bachelor of Social Work and a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. Her specialties include trauma, attachment, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, self-esteem issues, and stress management. She has extensive experience working with children and families that have endured trauma, and she has completed training in Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Theraplay (Level 1). Outside of work, Shellye loves spending time with family and friends, watching her precious son play and/or coach baseball, watching Longhorn sports, and hanging out with her two dogs.