Shasta Hickman has been a Vancouver resident since 2009, graduating from Clark College in 2013. She completed her studies in Psychology Pre-Counseling from Corban University in 2016, while working in the social work field with children and families. Shasta attended graduate school at Concordia University Irvine's Counseling Program, which offers a combination of evidence-based practices alongside a Christian worldview. Upon completing her Master of Arts degree in 2018, she chose to stay at her internship site--ANLCC--and is now a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.
It is Shasta's desire to help individuals, children, and families who are seeking change, growth, or healing. She wants to partner with clients to find the growth and wholeness they desire as they move forward in life. She believes counseling is a personal experience that ought to feel safe, while intentionally addressing the reason for the visit. She utilizes therapeutic approaches that include Attachment Theory and Emotionally-Focused Therapy to help clients get to the root of things.
Shasta's prior experience includes working with women, children, and families in preschool, elementary school, and in a church setting. She is passionate about working with those who suffer from TRAUMA, ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, RELATIONAL ISSUES, and GRIEF & LOSS.