Shelli Pollard, MSW, LCSW

Shelli Pollard (Woodstock and Poplar Grove office) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 11 years experience working in community mental health. Shelli is a DBT therapist and enjoys working with clients who have difficulty regulating emotions or a tendency to impulsively act on strong emotions. She has a range of experience working with young to mature adults with a variety of behavioral health needs such as anxiety, depression, emotional dysregulation, addiction, trauma, and crisis issues.  She has a unique way of gaining rapport with her clients that shows compassion while empowering and motivating a person towards change.  Shelli enjoys guiding young adults through the often overwhelming and confusing transition from adolescence to adulthood and aiding seniors to process grief issues, or transitioning to a life of retirement.  Shelli is also one of our liaisons to the McHenry County Mental Health Court and has over a decade of experience working with those of all ages who have mental health concerns and are involved in the criminal justice system. She is certified in CPI non-violent crisis intervention, trained to facilitate Moral Reconation Therapy and is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers.