Shyanne was born and raised in Lebanon, Missouri. Shyanne received her master’s degree from Bradley University where she graduated with honors. She is currently in her final stages of course work with Capella University to obtain her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology. She has an extensive history working within the pediatric realm as well as experience with suicidality. She is accredited as a suicidologist and is certified to conduct psychological autopsies, currently serving on the board for the Ozarks Coalition for Suicide Prevention. This experience has provided her with valuable training to help those in need who are suffering with ideations and or suicide loss. Shyanne continues to share her ongoing passion for advocating and educating by teaching psychology courses for Columbia College in her spare time. Shyanne enjoys spending time with her husband Alec, and their two sons traveling to new places.