Shanta' Atkinson


About Me

Hi, I am Shanta’ Atkinson, a Nationally Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor in Texas. I obtained my master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
I seek to assist clients in obtaining a deeper level of understanding and acceptance of themselves. My therapeutic approach is catered towards client needs, which is often a combination of client-centered, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral, brief therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and mindfulness approaches might be utilized. My goal is to ensure that my clients have all the “tools” needed for their mental health toolbox in order for them to be their best selves. I have experience with clients struggling with issues such as anger/stress management, emotion regulation, grief/loss, anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse and existential concerns. I am experienced in the areas of counseling late adolescents, adults of all ages and single-parent families from various backgrounds.
As your therapist, I will assist you in understanding past experiences, personal strengths, weaknesses, and provide motivation for you to have the best outcome for you. While you might be approaching a difficult time in your life, I hope you will rest easier in the knowledge that you are not alone. I strive to promote trust, self-awareness and positive change.

Now is the time to pour back into you and to be your best self. Let’s get started! Encourage yourself.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Attachment Issues , Codependency , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 5

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LPC #76524 (Expires: 2021-10-31)