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 provide counselling to individuals struggling with a variety of issues including, but not limited to depression, anxiety and panic, post traumatic stress, grief and loss, work stress, relationship abuse, chronic illness in self and/or family members. I also work with children (8 years and older) and adults with tic disorders including Tourette Syndrome, chronic tic disorders or transient tic disorders. 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.
Training in specific models of treatment include :
-Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
-Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
-Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
-Thought Field Therapy (TFT)
-Comprehensive Behavioural Intervention for Tics (CBIT)- Behavioral treatment for Tourette Syndrome, Chronic or Transient Tic Disorders.
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.