Shelley B. Hankins, MA, LPC, NCC, CFC is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a National Certified Counselor and a Certified Forensic Consultant who specializes in the treatment of ODD, PTSD, Mood/Anxiety disorders, affair/divorce recovery, marital resolution, and forensic evaluations. Shelley earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga and a Masters of Art in Psychology/Professional Counseling from Argosy University in Atlanta. She completed her internship at Metro Transitional Center in Atlanta where she worked with female inmates transitioning out of corrections system. During her internship, Shelley provided counseling to adult survivors of sexual abuse, victims of domestic violence, and clients with Borderline Personality Disorder. Post graduation, Shelley was employed as an in home therapist and evaluator for clients involved with the Department of Family & Children Services. She was promoted to Clinical Services Coordinated within six months of her employment and as Regional Manager within 1 year. Shelley served as the Clinical Director of a Core Provider that provided mental health services to an all female adolescent facility addressing abandonment, attachment and behavior issues stemming from physical and sexual abuse and neglect. During her employment as Clinical Director, she created and maintained a Child & Adolescent Program that was Medicaid compliant, supervised a staff of Professional Counselors that served sixty clients, conducted staff trainings, and reviewed documentation to ensure quality of service and Medicaid Compliance. Shelley served as the Executive Secretary for the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia from 2005-2008, President Elect from 2008-2009, President from 2009-2010, and Immediate Past President form 2010-2011. Shelley is a part-time instructor of Psychology at Georgia Highlands College and has presented professional workshops at state, regional, and national conventions.