Shellie Ruge, LPC is a certified Brainspotting therapist, and is working toward becoming a Brainspotting consultant. She is co-owner of Beyond Excellence Counseling and Consulting PLLC, a private counseling practice in Scottsdale, Arizona, with emphasis in working with First Responder and Transgender/Trans Family Care and communities.
Shellie’s clinical practice is focused on trauma-informed treatment based on the most current neuroscience. Her practice integrates developmental and attachment theories, a deep understanding of dissociation, and ego-state modalities. Shellie’s expertise in subcortical processes allows clients to discover lasting healing from anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, grief, substance use disorders, and enhances professional performance. Her focus on post-traumatic-growth inspires a commitment to helping clients build resilience.
Shellie is passionate about bringing excellence into her clinical work, teaching, and consultation. With an extensive background in teaching and curriculum design, Shellie enjoys training others about complex concepts in an organized, accessible, and enthusiastic manner. In the spirit of excellence, Shellie values lifelong learning and collaboration with others.