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Shanon Brown, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Trauma and abuse Self esteem Depression
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About me

Hello! My name is Shanon am I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Addictions Counselor in the state of Colorado. I have been working directly with clients for over 5 years in a variety of treatment settings which include, out-patient agency, residential treatment facilities, as well as private practice. My experience is broad, as I worked as a generalist out-patient therapist for several years working with individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, and other mood related disorders. I have worked extensively with individuals who struggle with symptoms related to trauma as well as those who struggle with addiction and substance abuse.

My background and training is in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology which is an area of psychology that helps us explore all aspects of the self, relationships, spirituality. In transpersonal counseling, I use a variety of different treatment approaches to support my clients with achieving their goals in counseling. Some of these approaches include: mindfulness based counseling, somatic and body oriented awareness, trauma-informed counseling, and client-centered counseling. My goal is to support my clients in getting to know themselves better while developing skills to improve their overall wellbeing.

Counseling is a deeply personal experience and it is important that you find the right counselor for you. If you feel that I am the right fit for you, please connect with me! I look forward to working with you!

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Professional experience

5yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

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

License information

CO LPC 0015098


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Shanon Brown. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Great therapist, i feel safe.

Written on Aug 15, 2022 after therapy with Shanon for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and anger management

She’s changed my life completely

Written on Jul 12, 2022 after therapy with Shanon for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Brilliant person, educated and responsive.

Written on Jun 11, 2022 after therapy with Shanon for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Shanon met me at a place of grief, loss, and heartbreak. I had lost a friend of mine and grieved with a close friend of mine who I had had a difficult past with. There were many emotions that came up because of many problems in my childhood and adolescence that went unresolved and consequently impacted every decision I had made.

I felt pits of loneliness, desperation, fear and anxiety of the future, inabilities to move on from the past, longing for my identity, I coped with binge eating, I had troubles with expressing my sexuality and feelings for others, I had toxic masculinity embedded in my beliefs that we worked out and turned into a healthy masculinity, and with the tools that Shanon gave me I learned how to be a healthy man.

At my deepest pit, I had suicidal feelings. Shanon recognized how I got there and guided me in the direction back into living life with joy. The help that I've received from Shanon has taught me how to feel, how to express, how to listen, how to set healthy boundaries, how to love, how to have compassion, how to work out problems, how to be kind and generous, and how to be a good person for myself and for others. Mental health has never been clearer of a picture for me, and I'm looking forward to using these tools to spread joy in my community and one day raise a family in a way contrary to that of generations in my family's past. THANK YOU, Shanon.

Written on Apr 02, 2022 after therapy with Shanon for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

Shannon is a great therapist. I love that she took the time in our first session to identify my goals and expectations for therapy. I feel very supported and have been able to work through a lot of my stuff in a very short amount of time. Genuinely she is the best!

Written on Jan 26, 2022 after therapy with Shanon for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

Shanon is incredible. From the moment we first met I felt like she just understood me and met me where I was at. She validated me along the way and really challenged me (in the best way possible) when I needed it. I couldn’t recommend shanon enough!!

Written on Dec 02, 2021 after therapy with Shanon for 3 months on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety