Senna Marie Shehadeh is a licensed professional counselor associate, a licensed chemical dependency counselor associate, and a nationally certified counselor located in Austin, Texas. Senna is the owner of Senna Shehadeh, Psychotherapist, located in West Lake Hills. Graduating Summa Cum Laude, Senna relocated to Austin, Texas, from Michigan. Prior to opening her practice, she successfully worked with those who were incarcerated and many times resistant to treatment and therapy. Senna prides herself on achieving a positive therapeutic relationship, meeting a client where they are with accommodation, and establishing a strong working alliance. Senna offers her clients respect, trust, autonomy, and the utmost in dedication. Understanding each client's unique abilities, background and goals, Senna provides therapeutic techniques and interventions which empower, motivate and clinically lead to clients achieving mental health goals. Senna uses evidence-based treatment methods with an integrated holistic approach, incorporating the importance of physical fitness and nutrition. As a certified nutritionist coach, as well as a trauma-informed therapist, Senna is continuously building upon her knowledge and credentials to offer her clients a well-rounded approach and an advanced skill set.
Senna’s specialties include Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Childhood Trauma, Substance Use Disorder, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Perfectionist Personalities, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Formerly, working in business management, Senna empathizes with professionals navigating through work/life challenges, career changes, and corporate burnout, including students struggling to navigate school and work while simultaneously balancing today’s complex societal issues.
Other specialties include: entrepreneur mental health, veterans and family members, infertility, childlessness, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, perimenopause. Senna is honored to help navigate those in need through these challenging times. Senna also offers coaching and solution-focused brief therapy to those seeking motivation and assistance with working through life’s challenges, whether it is dating, life transitions, relationship struggles, improving self-esteem, body image and beyond.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Entrepreneur mental health - Processing through the emotional highs and lows of running a business; learning about one’s values and exploring how these values impact the decisions that one makes for the business
Senna Shehadeh is not in-network with any insurances.
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Sliding scale sessions on a select basis.
Discount always offered to seniors and veterans.
**I do not currently accept insurance. Please be aware, most insurance companies require a diagnosis. This diagnosis becomes part of your record and is accessible by all future insurance carriers, including non-medical carriers such as life insurance providers.
Years of Experience: 5 years
National Academy of Sports Medicine, Certified Nutritionist Coach (NASM-CNC), 2023
PESI, Trauma-Informed Therapist (CCTP), 2023
Oakland University, MA Clinical Mental Health - Summa Cum Laude, 2019
Central Michigan University, BA, 2006