Sylvie P. Shuttleworth is an associate professor of Counseling and Health Psychology and department chair of Counseling and Health Psychology at Bastyr University California. She also serves in the following roles:
Private practice providing individual counseling, diagnostic assessments, psycho-educational batteries, and expert witness work
She has also taught undergraduate and graduate psychology courses at the University of San Diego, San Diego City College, California School of Professional Psychology, and the University of Massachusetts.
Dr. Shuttleworth's teaching and research interests include legal and ethical issues in mental health practice, the supervisory experience, evidence-based practice, attachment styles and coping strategies, therapeutic alliance, motivational interviewing and healthy relationship skills. Dr. Shuttleworth has published in peer reviewed journals, served as a book editor, worked within grant funded research, written book chapters, and presented at national and international conferences.
Dr. Shuttleworth believes that learning is a commitment to our personal and professional development. The educational space that we create welcomes experiences, ideas, questions, and challenges as part of our shared evolution as competent practitioners. Questions and opinions that are rooted in the search for knowledge, understanding, and the acquisition of skills to support your work are highly encouraged.