Misty A. Shores, MSW, LCSW, CCS
Misty A. Shores is the Director of Four Immeasurables Life Practice, LLC located in Westfield, New Jersey. Misty is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified School Social Worker, and a Credentialed Clinical Supervisor. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in educational and therapeutic settings.
Misty received her Master's Degree (MSW) from Fordham University's Graduate School of Social Service in New York City. She received the Reverend McCarthy Award in 2009 for excellence in academics and field work from Fordham University.
Misty is currently a school social worker at a therapeutic school for classified students in New Jersey as well as a private therapist. She is a SIFI certified field instructor in New York and New Jersey for graduate clinical interns from Fordham University, Rutgers University, Monmouth University, and Georgian Court.
Misty is passionate about serving first responders, veterans, and their families. She previously served as a juvenile corrections officer in New Jersey and graduated from Camden County's Police Academy. She received the Academic Award and was first squad leader in her police academy class. Her focus is on mindfulness based therapies helping clients navigate life transitions, psychosocial stressors, anxiety, emotion regulation, grief, loss, ADHD, and substance abuse related issues.
Her focus for clients is maintaining balance through the Four Immeasurables - happiness, joy, compassion, and equanimity.