Shana Burgos-DeStephanis

Shana Burgos-DeStephanis
she, her, hers

Identities & Language

  • Cis Woman
  • Hispanic or Latinx
  • Straight/Heterosexual
  • Catholic
  • Language: English

Education & License

Shana is a licensed psychologist and a certified school psychologist in the state of Arizona. She earned her BA in Sociology from the University of California San Diego and her MA in Sociological Practice from California State University San Marcos. She earned her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Arizona.

CAPS Service Teams

  • ADHD Clinic
  • Counseling

Role at CAPS

Shana conducts ADHD evaluations and provides individual and group therapy.

Specialty Populations

  • Disabled
  • Neurodiverse

Specialty Areas

  • Academic Concerns
  • ADHD 
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Peer Relationships
  • Performance and Test Anxiety
  • Racial Identity
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress

Treatment Approach

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Faith-Based Counseling
  • Mindfulness
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution-Focused
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma-Informed

Payment & Insurance Options

  • Fee for Service
  • Campus Care
  • United Student Health Insurance

Professional Interests

Shana is interested in evaluating and supporting students with ADHD. She incorporates a comprehensive evaluation approach and strength-based treatment approach using components from ACT, solution-focused therapy, and narrative therapy.

Personal Interests

Shana enjoys being with animals, reading, watching movies, and music.