Shanan Spencer - Director of Health & Mental Health Initiatives

Shanan SpencerE-mail:
Phone: 940-566-5851 Ext. 120

Shanan joined United Way of Denton County in December 2020 as the Director of Health & Mental Health Initiatives where she provides Backbone Support to the Denton County Behavioral Health Leadership Team. She earned a Bachelor of Psychology and a Master of Counseling Psychology from Frostburg State University in Maryland. She has worked for over 30 years in the mental health field, providing services in the non-profit, public mental health, private practice, and higher education mental health systems. Shanan believes that good mental health is critical to everyone’s overall wellbeing. Through her work and support, she hopes to make mental health services more accessible to all residents of Denton County. 


Staff photos provided generously by Brittanie Nicole Photography

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