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Sharla Shaffer LPC Intern,under the supervision of Bryan Duncan,LPC-S

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Education 

Tarleton State University M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling GPA 4.0/4.0 

The University of Texas at Austin B.S. Electrical Engineering GPA 3.25/4.0


Presentations and Publications

  • College of Health Sciences and Human Services Graduate Commencement Speak-off Candidate
  • Texas A&M Research Symposium - Pathways: The Role of Counselors in the Mental Wellness of Medical Professionals, 2017 Tarleton State University Department of Health Sciences and Human Services Student Representative
  • Bolstering Mental Wellness in the Medical Field: A New Role of Counselors by Annette Albrecht, Sharla Shaffer, and Beck Munsey in VISTAS, American Counseling Association’s Online Peer-Reviewed Journal
  • Texas Counseling Association’s 58th Annual Professional Growth Conference Primary Presenter: A Wellness Initiative for Undergraduates Applying Medical School, A Conceptual Model - Primary Presenter
  • Tarleton Research Symposium Presenter: A Wellness Initiative for Undergraduates Applying to Medical School, Conceptual Model

Experience & Accomplishments

  • Texas State Coalition for Sex Trafficking, hosted by Cowboy Capital Mental Health Connection
  • Department of Counseling Outstanding Graduate
  • Inter-professional Crisis Mass Casualty Event - Active Shooter Simulation
  • Reviewer: The Phases and Skills of a Counseling Session, Revised Edition by Linda Duncan, PhD
  • Self of the Therapist Workshop by George Faller, LMFT of The North Texas Emotionally Focused Therapy Community
  • Bullying Prevention Community Event Crisis Counselor
    Darkness to Light Child Abuse Workshop
  • Emotional Transformation Therapy Workshop by ETT Creator Dr. Stephen Vazquez 
  • John Peter Smith Psychiatric Emergency Room, Crisis Counselor Shadow
  • Tarleton State University Department of Counseling #CatalystsOfChange Music Video
  • Tarleton State University’s Mass Casualty Simulation: Mock Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Depression & Suicidality (Core 1) Workshop by Dr. Judith Beck, Co-Creator of Cognitive Therapy
  • Class Notes Reviewer, Career Counseling and Guidance Graduate Class for Annette Albrecht, PhD, LPC-S
  • John Hopkins Medicine Continuing Medical Education, “Optimizing Assessment and Management of Patients with Depression, Confronting Partial Response to Antidepressant Treatment in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder”
  • Stephenville Empire-Tribune Contributor on various articles on health, wellness, and daily living

Scholarly and Professional Memberships

American Counseling Association
Tarleton State University Alpha Chi
Tarleton State University Chi Sigma Iota, Theta Sigma Upsilon Chapter

Texas Counseling Association


Employment and Positions

New Leaf Services LLC

Current Stephenville, TX

Position Held: LPC Intern under the supervision of Bryan Duncan, MS, LPC-S, NCC


New Leaf Services LLC

Current Granbury, TX

Position Held: LPC Intern under the supervision of Bryan Duncan, MS, LPC-S, NCC


Chi Sigma Iota National Counseling Honor Society

Stephenville, TX
Position Held: Alumni Representative


Cowboy Capital Mental Health Connection

Stephenville, TX
Position Held: Board Member, Secretary


Dragonfly Therapy Services and Institute

Meridian, TX
Position Held: LPC Intern

Under the supervision of Julie Merriman, PhD, LPC-S


Tarleton State University, Department of Counseling

Stephenville, TX
Position Held: Guest Instructor

Face-to-face Co-teaching Graduate Level Careers Course in Counseling


Student/Self Employed

Stephenville, TX Position Held: Student

Matriculating in Tarleton State University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, 60-hr degree, CACREP Accredited


Tarleton State University Career Services

Stephenville, TX
Position Held: CMHC Intern B Student

Provided individual and group career counseling to students and alumni Delivered MyPlan and career-based presentations to students


Tarleton State University Career Services

Stephenville, TX
Position Held: CMHC Intern A Student

Provided individual and group career counseling to students and alumni Delivered MyPlan and career-based presentations to students


Tarleton State University Career Services

Stephenville, TX
Position Held: CMHC Practicum Student

Provided individual career counseling to students and alumni Delivered MyPlan and career-based presentations to students


Safe Harbor Counseling Center, Inc.

Willow Park, TX
Position Held: Part Time Contractor

Supervised court-ordered visitations


Network Commerce, Inc.

Seattle, WA
Position Held: Email Marketing Manager


Network Commerce, Inc. (purchased BottomDollar.com)

Seattle, WA
Position Held: Advertising Operations Liaison


WebCentric, Inc.: BottomDollar.com (purchased by Network Com.) 

Wichita, KS
Positions Held: Advertising Operations Director, Advertising Sales


Self Employed

Wichita, KS
Positions Held: Technical Writer, Real Estate Assistant


Koch Industries

Wichita, KS
Position Held: Electrical Engineer


Koch Industries

Wichita, KS
Position Held: Electrical Engineering Intern


Self Employed

Austin, TX
Position Held: Math, English, and Texas History Tutor


Crystal Semiconductor

Austin, TX
Position Held: Design Engineering Assistant


Mobil Pipeline

Rochester, NY
Position Held: Field Engineer


Department of Electrical Engineering

Austin, TX
Position Held: Technical Lab Assistant