Dr. Shayna Whitehouse is an expert in school psychology and brings a lifetime of experience to Reaching Higher Education.
Dr. Whitehouse’s collaborative approach with families and their children defines and informs her work of supporting a child’s academic, emotional, and behavioral success. By combining data-driven quantitative analysis and qualitative, in-depth sessions with each family and child, she creates comprehensive, tailored plans for every client. This holistic, personal approach is at the root of her clients' success.
Dr. Whitehouse received her undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University. Before earning her M.A. in Educational Psychology and Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Denver, she discovered her passion for working with children as a volunteer in Cleveland Public Schools. For over 20 years, she has worked with children and adolescents with diverse learning and social-emotional needs in both Colorado and California.
A recognized expert, Dr. Whitehouse has also served on the faculty with the Child, Family, and School Psychology program at the University of Denver, directing the educational assessment clinic and supervising trainees. Her work in schools allows her to incorporate both clinical and educational perspectives in her work with clients.
In her free time, she loves taking advantage of the Colorado outdoors with her family and dogs. You can also find her studying karate, where she has earned a second-degree black belt.