For the last eight years, Shayna has worked in substance abuse and mental health in a variety of ways and currently serves as Program Director for Encore Outpatient Services.
Shayna has always had a passion for helping others. Shayna began her career in the school system working with at risk youth. As much as she enjoyed teaching, she realized she really wanted to be more involved in helping illicit change in people’s lives.
For the last 8 years Shayna has worked in substance abuse and mental health in a variety of ways. She has managed residential programs, worked in outpatient counseling, done community outreach, and worked in admissions.
Additionally, she is trained in Seeking Safely. It was working in admissions, Shayna realized she enjoyed it most when helping a family or individual in need find the best treatment for them, giving them a path and hope.
Shayna is a native to Northern Virginia, still living there today. She loves cheering on all things DC and taking advantage of the theaters. A self-diagnosed foodie, Shayna is always searching new write ups for the latest restaurant to try.