EMDR Consulting Trainer
Shellie Ruge, LPC
Shellie Ruge, LPC is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Certified Therapist. 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 steeped in trauma-informed treatment based on the most current neuroscience. Her EMDR 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 EMDR clinical work, teaching, and consultation. With an extensive background in teaching, Shellie is masterful at training others about complex concepts in an organized, accessible, and enthusiastic manner. Shellie brings passion and excellence to therapists participating in basic training or the certification process and provides advanced training. In the spirit of excellence, Shellie values lifelong learning and collaboration with others. Shellie’s integrity, generosity, love of learning, and dedication to others permeates every aspect of her life.