Dr. Shelly Dalton

Licensed Professional Counselor

Dr. Shelly Dalton is a LGBTQIA+ therapist who specializes in hormone replacement therapy consultation, parent adjustment for LGBTQIA+ teens, and providing safe and supportive care for transgender individuals. They are committed to empowering the LGBTQIA+ community and believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity.

Dr. Shelly’s Bio

Dr. Shelly Dalton, Ph.D.

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Specializes in couples, families, and adults
  • Helps improve relationships and overall well-being
  • Passionate about animals and LGBTQIA+ community
  • Tailors approach to meet each individual’s needs
  • Works collaboratively with clients to achieve goals
  • Provides safe and supportive space to explore emotions
  • Can help navigate challenges and find a path forward

Improving Relationships and Overall Well-being

Dr. Dalton is a therapist who helps people improve their relationships and overall well-being. They use a compassionate and supportive approach to help clients navigate difficult relationships and overcome personal challenges.

Passion for Animals and LGBTQIA+ Community

Dr. Dalton is a huge animal lover and shares their home with a corgi, a mini schnauzer, and a cat. They are also passionate about the LGBTQIA+ community and training other therapists to work competently with community members.

Diversity and Individualized Care

Dr. Dalton believes that every client is unique and tailors their approach to meet each individual’s needs. They draw upon various therapeutic techniques to help clients work through various issues. With a focus on diversity and inclusivity, Dr. Dalton works collaboratively with clients to achieve their goals and improve their overall well-being.

Passionate about Helping Others

Dr. Dalton’s passion for helping others is evident in every aspect of their therapeutic practice. With a warm and welcoming demeanor, they can provide clients a safe and supportive space to explore their emotions, overcome challenges, and achieve their goals.

If you are looking for a therapist who can help you improve your relationships and overall well-being, Dr. Shelly Dalton is a great option. They are compassionate, supportive, and knowledgeable, and they can help you achieve your goals.


Finding a therapist who understands and supports your identity and experiences as an LGBTQIA+ individual can be daunting. Fortunately, there are many therapists who specialize in working with the LGBTQIA+ community and can provide a safe and supportive environment for all clients.

Trans individuals

Therapy with transgender individuals and their partners is an essential and specialized area of focus for mental health professionals. As more people identify as transgender, it is crucial for therapists to have the necessary training and experience to provide effective support.

Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. If you're struggling to cope with a chronic illness, therapy can help you manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life.

HRT Consultation

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a form of medical treatment for individuals who are experiencing symptoms related to hormone imbalances, particularly those undergoing gender transition. 

Dr. Shelly’s Approach

Dr. Shelly

  • Works with couples, families, and individuals
  • Experienced with LGBTQIA+ community
  • Tailors approach to each client
  • Focuses on collaboration and diversity

A Tailored Approach to Therapy

Dr. Shelly believes that every client is unique and brings something different to the therapeutic process. They draw from multiple therapeutic perspectives to tailor their approach to each client’s individual needs. This approach allows them to help clients with a variety of concerns, including:

  • Complex relational issues
  • Emotional experiences
  • Chronic illness

Focus on Collaboration and Diversity

Dr. Shelly believes that the therapeutic relationship should be collaborative. They work with clients to set goals that are meaningful to them. Dr. Shelly also values diversity and recognizes that diverse experiences shape the therapeutic process. As a non-binary therapist, Dr. Shelly brings a unique perspective to their work with clients, creating a space that is inclusive and welcoming to all.

If you are looking for a therapist who can help you with your mental health, Dr. Shelly is a great option. They are compassionate, knowledgeable, and experienced, and they can help you achieve your goals.

To learn more about my approach, please take a moment to watch my video bio. It’s a great way to get a personal introduction to my work and learn how I can help you achieve your goals.

More Details

I work with adults, couples, and families across a variety of contexts. I also accept insurance and EAPs. Contact your company to see if I’m in-network with your insurance provider or EAP. Let’s work together to achieve your therapeutic goals.

Client Populations Served

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Teens (ages 13 – 17)
  • Young Adults (ages 18 – 30)
  • Adults (ages 31 – 64)

LPC Private Pay

  • $180 Intake Assessment Session
  • $160 Follow Up Session

Insurance and EAP Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Cigna EAP
  • United Healthcare/Optum
  • United Healthcare/Optum EAP

Mental health is not a destination, but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going. — Noam Shpancer, Ph.D.