Shelley Pompana Spear Chief is a psychotherapist with over two decades of experience across several clinical disciplines. In her private practice she uses EMDR, somatic experiencing, traditional psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, and holistic therapy to help clients with an array of afflictions. Shelley treats her clients for PTSD and other trauma related disorders, anxiety, attachment, domestic violence, grief and loss, depression, suicidal thoughts, and more. She’s also a frequent presenter at Women’s Shelters on the same topics that she treats her clients for on a daily basis.
As a First Nations Dakota Woman married into the Blackfoot Nation who understands the challenges faced by First Nations People, Shelley also has an extensive background working with First Nations Individuals with complex historical and ongoing traumatic experiences. She’s been a regular presenter on First Nations Trauma in several Indigenous communities within Canada. Her involvement with First Nations communities also extends to teaching and infusing Indigenous framework into university transfer courses as a former affiliated faculty member for the University of Calgary and Red Crow College.