Amanda Sheffield, LMSW-C
Amanda obtained a Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Master of Science in Justice and Security Administration through the University of Phoenix. She also earned her Master of Social Work from Michigan State University in 2017. She worked for Ottawa County Probate Court for 16 years as a judicial clerk and Deputy Register. Amanda has worked for Community Mental Health since 2017, working initially for Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses. She then worked as a home-based child and family therapist for two years, and an outpatient therapist on a Multidisciplinary Team. She is currently a full-time clinician through Community Mental Health of Ottawa County serving as the law enforcement liaison on the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) in addition to working here at WMPS. Amanda is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), which is a modality used for those aged 3-18. She has experience in psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Amanda provides trauma-informed care in a safe and non-judgmental space. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, families, and adults. She is a mom of two girls and a dog, and she enjoys hiking, reading, and a good cup of coffee.