I am a Licensed Professional Counselor based in the New Orleans area. I work with people of all ages and backgrounds. My specializations of LGBTQI, Gender Dysphoria, Trauma, Attachment Disorders especially in children, depression and anxiety. I am also experienced in ABA and have a background in working with children with extreme behaviors.
My therapeutic approach is eclectic as my background is Expressive Arts Therapy as well as Counseling Psychology. I draw from many modalities in order to create a trusting relationship in which my clients can explore themselves in a way that feels most suitable to them and at the pace that is most comfortable. I have experience in CBT, DBT, as well as Trauma Informed Therapy and Shadow Work.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Family conflicts
- Trauma and abuse
Addictions , Relationship issues , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Gender Dysphoria , Multicultural Concerns , Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships , Prejudice and Discrimination , Self-Harm , Sexual Assault and Abuse Read more...
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LPC #6035 (Expires: 2023-06-30)
Good therapist, knows what shes talking about.
Shawn Vargas is a very good therapist.
Very good listener and responds very well and professional to all situations
Shawn is very responsive and a great listener. She has a calm demeanor and provides great resources outside of our live sessions.
Just Thankful you’re here. I never would of went in to a actual clinic or office.
compassionate, friendly, easy to talk to, Shawn is a wonderful therapist