Alisha Shelbourn, M.A., LPAT, is a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. Before receiving her M.A. from SWC, she studied traditional pottery and paint- ing at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. She has been a therapist for 13 years and has a diverse background working with children, families, and individuals at varying stages of treatment and recovery. She has many years’ experience in the trauma recovery and addictions fields.