Office of Student Life

Shivani Edwards, LISW-S, LICDC-CS

Therapeutic Style:

My therapeutic style is a strengths-based perspective while integrating solution-focused, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral and family systems therapies. I have experience in individual, family, and group therapy modalities. I enjoy working with non-traditional students and students with disabilities. I also provide dual diagnosis treatment (mental health and substance abuse).

Supervision Style:

I like to take a collaborative approach in additional to a developmental approach to support awareness, knowledge and skill with clinical practice. I like to support individuals in developing a multicultural perspective of their work in addition to their professional and personal development. I appreciate feedback and open communication and try to create an environment for learning and growing. Additionally, I try to help individuals start to develop or continue to develop their professional identity as a clinician and social worker. 

Professional Interests:

My professional interest include positive identity development, multicultural issues, family of origin issues/family conflict and crisis intervention

Groups and Liaison Roles:

I am a liaison to multiple Student Life Offices

Educational Background:

I am currently a community instructor with the College of Social Work and am a two time alumni of The Ohio State University.

Personal Interests:

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with family, running, teaching/training and volunteer work.

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