Latasha Shannon

(LMSW, CAADC)

About Me

Hello Welcome to Better Help ! Congratulations you have just made a very important decision in your life and I'm glad that you did.

We all have experienced issues, challenges and obstacles in our lives that at times has caused life to become more difficult to manage but with support, guidance and encouragement the path to happiness and success can be achieved and maintained for a lifetime.

My name is Latasha Shannon, I am a Master's leveled Social Worker with a Clinical and Macro specialty as well as a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, I also earned a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology. I have 13 years of experience in providing individual psychotherapy, group therapy, assessments and interventions aimed at improving your overall mental health and/or challenges in maintaining recovery from substance abuse. I have worked in an substance abuse residential setting, at outpatient mental health and substance abuse agencies, at an inpatient psychiatric hospital and provided outreach behavioral health services to people in their homes, AFC settings, assisted living and nursing homes. I have expertise in working with older adults, adolescents, adults both men and women, my therapeutic approach varies based on your individual needs and comfort level, I specifically will utilize evidenced based therapy techniques such has dialectical behavioral therapy based modalities, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and psycho-dynamic theories to assist you with improving your thoughts, behaviors and clinical symptoms. Give it a try and let's take this journey together to achieve greatness along the way.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 13

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

Licensing

LMSW #6801089411 (Expires: 2022-04-30)


Reviews

Written by B.R. on Jun 23, 2020 after counseling with Latasha for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Ms. Shannon is great! Grateful that The app paired me with her.

Written by A.N. on Jun 01, 2020 after counseling with Latasha for 2 days on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Doctor Latasha Shannon, helped me set out key goals on the path of self discovery. Thank you.

Written by K.I. on May 07, 2020 after counseling with Latasha for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Ms. Shannon helped me with my issues, had good suggestions, and the worksheets were pretty easy to complete. I feel like I can use a lot of the methods in communicating with my husband, and am better prepared when we both decide to see a marriage counselor. Thank you!

Written by C.L. on Apr 30, 2020 after counseling with Latasha for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and self esteem

Latasha Shannon was very helpful, I was able to vent without feeling judged. I was really comfortable with talking to her, she gave me great advice that really helped me a lot.