Welcome! Sometimes life is hard and it is easiest to just lie down and let life happen to us. But because you’re here, I know that there is something within you that realizes that while this may work for a season, it will not lead you towards the happiness you seek nor the life you desire to live. Something within you recognizes that this is a moment to seize. This is a moment that has the potential to bring about invaluable self-discovery that could inspire great change.
It is through times of difficulty that we are able to discover the true strength and courage within us. Already you are showing such courage! You have chosen to gain understanding of yourself through whatever challenge you may be facing currently, rather than allowing it to dictate who you are in this world. Owning our own stories is an endeavor worth pursuing. Will it be easy? Not always. Will it be worth it? A thousand times, yes!! I would love to walk with you and support you in your pursuit.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and have 15 years of counseling experience. I am also a Certified Life Coach through the International Coach Federation and have been coaching individuals for two years. Working with clients is something that I truly enjoy. My past and present experiences as a school counselor, a therapist and a life coach have provided me with invaluable experience working with clients of all ages from children to adults, helping them as they process through various experiences and/or reach to achieve goals they have set for themselves. Through these positions, I have worked with individuals and families dealing with such issues as relationships, grief, divorce, anxiety, depression, social difficulties, anger, teen pregnancy, abuse (physical and sexual), rape, trauma, careers and academics.
My counseling style is person-centered, meaning that the relationship that we build together is instrumental in helping you to realize your dreams and goals. I will work diligently to foster a safe, honest and caring relationship between us where you have the freedom to fully be yourself and find acceptance in me. Also subscribing to a narrative therapy approach, I believe that the stories we tell ourselves and the meaning we ascribe to the events taking place in our lives have great significance on how one chooses (or not chooses) to deal with life circumstances. So, I’m very curious to know your story. In the grand scheme of life, what story is being told about you and how do you feel about it? Do you believe that you have the ability/power to re-write that story (if need be) to promote a greater sense of self-confidence, identity and satisfaction with your current and/or future life circumstances?
Please consider me a guide as you navigate your own personal path of self-exploration. As your story unfolds, I will listen and not judge. I will ask questions to help us both gain better understanding. It is my hope to support, empower and encourage you in the actualization of the goals that you determine are the most important for self-fulfillment at this stage of your life. I would be honored to have you share your story with me and come alongside as you seek to take your rightful position as the hero.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Trauma and abuse
I also have experience in Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
LCPC #LC4335 (Expires: 2022-01-31)
Shannon is a wonderful counselor and person. I will definitely utilize this platform again!
I’ve thoroughly enjoyed this process and really appreciate Shannon’s kindness, understanding and expertise. She has been outstanding I will definitely take advantage of this service if I ever need it in the future. Thanks for everything!
Shannon takes her time getting to know you, really listening for the first several live sessions. At first I thought she just didn’t have any insights, but the truth is, she’s just being very attentive and deliberate. Now, I’m so grateful for her patience and wisdom. She’s done so much so gently to help me, I hardly even noticed it was making a difference until I looked at how my habits had changed.
For the first session I was more energized and less paralyzed to move forward with my counseling goals. Looking forward to the next session in a month.
Shannon is fantastic, and I love that she responds when I need help. I’m so grateful for her
Shannon is a GodSend. During one of the most difficult times in my life, Shannon has shown me that I am not alone. She has and continues to give me strength, knowledge, encouragement, and prayer. She is a blessing beyond words.
Ms. Shannon is God sent. I was having relationship issues and work relation issues. I often keep to myself so I was hesitant to do counseling with a person I don't really know well(especially online). Better Help matched me up perfectly for me as I wanted someone who could relate to my background. Ms. Shannon told me about her expertise from the start. In my tough situation she was never judgemental and was just a wealth of knowledge and support. I am greatly appreciative of her and would recommend her highly.
Shannon is understanding, supportive, and she has been amazing at guiding me through what I've been feeling while validating my experiences. I am so beyond grateful that got matched with Shannon. She really helped me get through a difficult crisis in my life!
It's slow going but I think because I have no idea where to start and I have pushed so much stuff down she is slowly helping me unpack it. She listens well and sounds genuinely concerned or interested in what I have to say.
I’m so grateful that I was matched with Shannon. I deal with a lot of anxiety, and self confidence. Shannon is kind, understanding, and most of all helpful. She always presents options, and different perspectives. She’s supportive, and I look forward to our sessions, because I know she’s got my back.