Shannon Bekman, PhD, IECMH-E

Director, RightStart Colorado

Shannon Bekman, PhD, IECMH-E is a clinical psychologist and the Director of Right Start for Colorado, an infant and early childhood mental health (IECMH) initiative aimed at expanding Colorado’s IECMH workforce and clinical services. Dr. Bekman is also a clinical instructor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine with the Harris Program in Infant Mental Health and a member of the ZERO TO THREE Academy of Fellows. She has published on the topics of assessment, diagnosis and treatment of infant and early childhood mental health concerns. Dr. Bekman is passionate about serving young children who have experienced abuse, neglect and trauma and collaborating with all disciplines that touch the lives of very young children.