Shannon McFadyen M.S.W., R.S.W.
I have 21 years experience working in the social services sector including 11 years as a Registered Social Worker in the field of mental health. I work from a strength based and solution focused perspective and I provide counselling to individuals struggling with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety and panic, post traumatic stress disorder, grief and loss, work stress, relationship abuse, chronic illness in self and/or family members, other trauma, stress management etc. I am committed to providing a comfortable, supportive, and confidential environment where we can work together to explore problem areas and develop attainable goals that will help you achieve greater mental health and well being.
Formal training in specific models of treatment :
-Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
-Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
-Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
-Thought Field Therapy (TFT)
-Comprehensive Behavioural Intervention for Tics (CBIT)- Tourette Syndrome
My educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree with a minor in Women Studies, an Honors Bachelors of Social Work degree and a Masters of Social Work degree from Lakehead University. In addition, I also have a college diploma in the field of Corrections from Sir Sandford Fleming College. I am registered and in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.