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Garfield Courts Professional Complex
812 S. Garfield Ave., Ste. J.
‚ÄčTraverse City MI 49686
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Why Choose Clinical Stress Relief and Counseling Center?

The Greater Grand Traverse Region is home to a wide range of qualified Clinicians and Holistic Practitioners. So, why would you choose us?

The answer is simple: Experience and Effectiveness. The clinic is Referral-Listed with the University of Michigan Health Sciences Center.

Our Lead Clinician, Jules Yuan Shellby, began her professional work in the field of wellness in Colorado in 1982 as the Dietitian Assistant at the Vail Valley Medical Center, having started the journey of natural health in 1971 when she was introduced to Yoga. She continues to live an intentional life with a daily 4-hour personal practice regimen, which includes a wide range of modalities. Raised in Birmingham, she began practicing Yoga in 1971. She was clinically obese from childhood into her 30s, and is a Weight Watchers Lifetime Member. Sessions are colored by her own rising to the ongoing challenges of self-actualization.

Ms. Shellby is a National Board Certified (National Provider Identifier #1952.834.236), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC, License #640.101.4158 MI) and Certified Acupuncture Specialist. She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Western Michigan University, a Master's Certificate in Substance Treatment, also from WMU, served as a Board Member of the Licensed Professional Counselors of Northern Michigan from 2014 to 2018, is a Registered Yoga Teacher, holds a Hypnotherapist Certificate, is a Hospice provider, brain injury expert, Combat-PTSD Specialist with The Center for Deployment Psychology, Washington, D.C., is a member of the Michigan Counselors Association and the Traverse City Chamber of Commerce, is an Oryana Community Partner, and is a member of the League of Women Voters. She has had the privilege of working with thousands of clients in Colorado & Michigan since 1982. Treatments continue to evolve as clients achieve success with their intentions, utilizing the guidance and treatment provided by using state-of-the science modalities.

The private practice was previously known as Oasis Health LLC and The Art of Wellness PLLC, when we had two locations. We are interlinked with many other healthcare providers in the area who specialize in different areas than are included in our scope of practice, and will gladly refer clients to them when the circumstances call for treatment by a different office. The community of healing professionals in Traverse City is committed to your best interests.

Regarding Gender Services and support for Trans Individuals and "SOFFA", Jules is:
- WPATH Member: The World Professional Association for Transgender Health
- Transgender, Field Coordinator and Support Group Leader of North Michigan
- University of Michigan Comprehensive Gender Services Program, Referral-Listed
- Traverse City TranWellness Meetup Founder/Leader/Organizer
- Monthly Contributor, National Center for Transgender Equality
- Human Rights Campaign, Partner-Level Member
- Annual Transgender Health Fair Exhibitor, Affirmations LGBTQ+ Center, Detroit-Metro Area
- Involved in the Transgender Community in Michigan and Colorado Since 1977
- University of Colorado Gender Studies Program
- Up North Pride Advocate/Participant

We couldn't be happier that you’ve discovered Clinical Stress Relief and Counseling Center. Let us know how we can assist you with YOUR next step to self-actualization and relief from procrastination. Phone (231) 259-5649 24/7; we're in the office from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., 7 days a week.