Shannon is a warm, positive and skilled counsellor with over 20 years of experience helping youth and adults shape their life stories through talk therapy, restorative dialogue, art, writing, play therapy, and creative counselling strategies. She specializes in supporting people overcoming trauma, coping with grief and loss, encountering stigma, exploring forgiveness, facing major change, or journeying through any of life's pivotal moments. Shannon is also the author of two best-selling memoirs, Through the Glass and Out of the Shadows, a sought-after speaker, and a trained facilitator of restorative justice facilitator. She has extensive experience working with Indigenous communities and residential school survivors, as well as with people journeying through the justice system as victims, survivors or family members of accused/convicted persons. Her services for Indigenous people are covered by Health Canada. With compassion and understanding, Shannon meets you where you're at and helps you explore where you've come from and where you'd like to go. She offers in-person sessions in her West End Toronto studio, or via phone/Skype/FaceTime for clients further away.
Adolescent, Anxiety, Attachment, Bereavement, Career Counselling, Child Therapy, Couples, Eating Disorders, Family, Post-Traumatic Stress, Relationships, Self Confidence, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Workplace Stress
Art Therapy, Brief Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Indigenous Focusing-Oriented Therapy, Play Therapy