Shannon is a Marriage and Family therapist who specializes in working with women, children, couples and families. She has always worked with people in a helping capacity not only in the counseling field but also working with children in a psychiatric hospital, working with children and volunteers in the non-profit sector and being a former x-ray technologist.
Shannon has a passion to help clients experience wholeness and truth that Christ has for them, while they overcome personal obstacles. It is her desire to assist clients in realizing their potential while overcoming the hurts of the past. She considers it a privilege to work with children, adults, individuals and couples, who are dealing with a variety of issues including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, trauma, past wounds, marital struggles and peer relationships.
Utilizing her clinical background, Shannon applies an emotional attachment and a narrative approach, while integrating a variety of approaches including formational prayer, cognitive behavioral and experiential techniques, as well as play therapy with children. She is happy to incorporate faith practices, including prayer and scripture into sessions as requested by the client.
Shannon is working towards PA licensure to become LMFT with desire to focus on play therapy and is currently under supervision toward that end.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, watching movies and being near the water.
Master of Arts in Counseling with focus in Marriage and Family from University of Phoenix in Albuquerque, NM.
B.A. in Psychology from North Central University in Minneapolis, MN.
Prepare/Enrich Certified – Relationship Inventory
Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Member of Psi Chi, The International Honor Society of Psychology