Provider type: Therapist
Serving: Adolescent (Ages 10+), Couples, Families
Shannon works with ages 14 and up. Shannon's genuine and empathetic presence creates a warm and collaborative environment in which you'll feel comfortable, validated, empowered, and heard. She’ll partner with you in your journey to find healing, hope, and growth.
Shannon's clients can expect to gain insight into their concerns, plus practical skills and knowledge that will help them understand and manage their mental health. They can learn to overcome a variety of issues, such as anxiety, depression, guilt, low self-esteem, relationship issues, communication issues, sex and intimacy issues, grief and loss, anger management, stress management, and school/career/life transition issues.
Common tools Shannon uses in session include active listening and psychoeducation. Her go-to modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Person-Centered Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Positive Psychology, Motivational Interviewing, and Emotionally Focused Therapy. She enjoys using therapy games, mindfulness/meditation activities, and art therapy techniques in session.
With a Master’s degree in Social Work specializing in Mental Health from the University of Denver, and a certificate in Animal Assisted Therapy, Shannon's experience includes working in an intensive day treatment program with kids ages 6-14 with diagnoses of anxiety, depression, PTSD, ADHD, autism, and disruptive/impulse-control/conduct disorders. She's also a body-positive and sex-positive therapist, who's LGBTQ+ friendly.
In her spare time, Shannon enjoys photography, taking care of her many plants, playing music, and chilling out in nature.