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Shannon Gooch, LPC

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About me

Do you find yourself battling feelings of hopelessness? Are you overwhelmed or facing anxiety due to the matters of your life? Are you doubting yourself? I am here to help you. My name is Shannon Gooch and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have extensive experience working with adults, families, at risk youth and adolescents. I have earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Professional Counseling. My love for working with people and families in crisis has led me to practice as a counselor.

My experience as a wife and mother has helped me become more relatable. Working in various practice settings has led me to be detail oriented, forward- thinking, and thorough. I strive to provide the same level of service to my clients as I would expect for myself. I am well versed in my profession and take pride in my work. I specialize in complex trauma, depression, stress, anxiety, social skills training and behavior management. My experiences have allowed me to develop a greater appreciation for helping others define their meaning of life and identify purpose.

My approach incorporates assessing the concern and locating practical strategies to empower you to manage your issues. I am focused on helping you adopt skills for self-discovery and development while maintaining success. My approaches are Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Solution Focused. My goal is to teach you to (A) control irrational thoughts (B) identify the true issues and (C) empower you to identify practical solutions. If irrational thoughts are managed it becomes easier to problem-solve and address the issues. I view counseling as an instrumental tool in helping others become aware of their thoughts, find solutions to their issues and self-regulate their mood.

I am looking forward to partnering with you to help you find solutions.

Professional experience

6yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Infidelity, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Prejudice and Discrimination, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

TX LPC 70940

Reviews

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Hi Shannon I just tried to respond to your message please give me a call; you are amazing at what you do thank you for all you have done

Written on Jan 31, 2023 after therapy with Shannon for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, and bipolar disorder

Shannon offered some great suggestions for my situation.

Written on Jan 23, 2023 after therapy with Shannon for 1 week on issues concerning family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, coaching, and adhd

Shannon from the beginning was super easy to talk to. She made me feel safe and heard and gave me a different perspective on things I was struggling with. If you got paired with Shannon you'll love her!

Written on Dec 26, 2022 after therapy with Shannon for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and coaching

Shannon is a great listener and gives wise advice. We are just starting, but I feel comfortable being honest and vulnerable without feeling judged. Highly recommend!

Written on Dec 02, 2022 after therapy with Shannon for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and anger management

She listens and I never had anybody give the amount of good feedback as much as she do.

Written on Nov 30, 2022 after therapy with Shannon for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Mrs. Shannon Gooch is amazing. I felt comfortable with talking to her from the beginning. I am so glad that I was paired with her. In the short amount of time that I have been working with her, she has helped me see things and work through things that I have been carrying for a long time. I am so grateful for her.

Written on Nov 03, 2022 after therapy with Shannon for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, coaching,