M.A.: Pastoral Studies / Theology, Washington Theological Union
B.A.: Philosophy / Counseling Psychology, St. Hyacinth College
Certified Associate Counselor-Alcohol and Drug (CAC-AD) - Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists, State of Maryland
Certified Rational Addictions Therapist (CRAT) - National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists
Alcohol and Drug Supervisor - Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists, State of Maryland
Disaster Mental Health, certified - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, State of Maryland
Areas of Professional Interest
Chemical dependency (addiction) treatment
Community / agency development
Stress / anxiety counseling
Shea, C. (2013). The Spirituality of Connectedness: Response to the Stress Reactions in Substance Abuse Counselors. Advances in Addiction & Recovery. 1(2): 18-19; 21. https://www.naadac.org/images/july/2013/magazine/article.pdf
Shea, C. (2012, August). Unintended Consequences of the ACA – Workforce Development Issues in Addiction Treatment Services. National Healthcare Reform Magazine. Retrieved from http://www.healthcarereformmagazine.com/article/unintended-consequences.html
Shea, C. (2008). From the Neurobiologic Basis of Alcohol Dependency to Pharmacologic Treatment Strategies: Bridging the Knowledge Gap. Southern Medical Journal, 101(2), 179-185.
Shea, C. (2007). Barriers to Medication Use: Myths, Money, & Management. Addiction Professional, 5(3), 34-38.
Contributor, Shea, C., Contributor, Kampman, K., & Contributor, Kaempf, G. (2007). Improving the Continuum of Care in Alcohol Dependence: Latest Evidence for Counselors & Clinicians. Peer-reviewed training presentation published by/for CME Outfitters, LLC.
Shea, C. (2006). Alcohol Dependence Treatment: an effective comprehensive psychosocial management Plan. Advances in Addiction Treatment, 1(1), 12-14.