Shelly Harlow, CSC-AD, MHA, VCC has over 25 years’ experience and specialized training, working with clients in a variety of treatment settings. Her focus is primarily on combat/military-related trauma, substance abuse (including prescription medications) as a maladaptive coping mechanism, parenting/family/marital issues and complex childhood trauma.
Her sessions center around building a collaborative relationship with her clients, teaching skills for managing intense emotions, intrusive memories and other reactive responses, increasing self-awareness and comfort levels, and achieving post-traumatic growth.
Any individual, family or group meetings attended are kept strictly confidential and are protected by privacy laws. Shelly is also the mother of two sons, both currently serving in the U.S. Army.
It is truly inspiring to see the impact Operation Second Chance is making in the lives of our wounded veterans and their families. We at Matan are honored to open our doors and our hearts to such a tremendous organization.Mark Matan, Principal, Matan Companies
Operation Second Chance has served as a primary community partner of Comcast SportsNet for a number of years. The organization does tremendous work for wounded veterans and their families, truly making a difference at a level rarely experienced in the community.Comcast SportsNet
I have the memory of first meeting Cindy permanently etched in my mind. She brought four wounded soldiers to a business dinner 7 or 8 years ago and each soldier stood up and told their story of the heart wrenching and horrific injuries sustained during the war.Tom Plant – President of Paul Davis Restoration of Suburban MD and Washington DC
We are proud to work with an organization who is not only shaping the lives of these wounded, injured, and ill veterans, but is also providing the local community with resources to be able to support the families as well.The Sergeant’s Program