Sheppard Behavioral Care & Consulting



About Us

Kristen Sheppard is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with over 29 years of experience, licensed in four states (MA, NH, VT, and FL). Kristen brings a unique set of skills to her work as a therapist, advocate, public speaker, trainer, and writer. As a lifelong learner, she continues to grow in all aspects of public policy whenever possible. Her passions of reducing mental health stigma, disabilities rights, adoption issues, and equality for all is prevalent in the work she does.

Kristen has extensive experience over the years with review of various forms of records – special education, adoption, substance abuse, and mental health. Kristen is available for consultations, a review of records with a written report on my findings, and help with applying for services and benefits.

Kristen’s true passion for change came from her children, who taught her resilience and to advocate on a whole different level. Kristen has three boys, each with unique talents and needs. Most recently Kristen has worked to help stop the stigma of mental health, testify for legislation that will help those with disabilities to live a fuller more productive life, and work toward a more accepting society.

Kristen has provided trainings for first responders in the state of New Hampshire with NAMI NH, given keynote speeches to other professionals, and trainings in working with families with a child with disabilities.