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Shannon Kelly(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical, LCSW-C
TexasMichigan
Body image-Self-esteem- Trauma-Clinical supervision-Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)-Imposter syndrome-

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Professional statement

Shannon Geneen Kelly, LCSW-S, MPA, LCDC, EMDR, specializes in supporting individuals navigating life's turning points, particularly those dealing with trauma, low self-esteem with harsh inner critics. Her extensive background in forensic psychology and mental health allows her to guide clients towards healing and self-discovery. Shannon's practice stands out for its use of creative therapies alongside evidence-based methods like EMDR, CPT, and IFS, aiming to awaken and heal the self in a nurturing environment.

Shannon utilizes an innovative approach to therapy using creative expression, psycho-drama, improv, and somatic work alongside evidence-based practices such as EMDR, CPT, and IFS. This eclectic approach is tailored to awaken and heal dormant aspects of the self, empowering individuals to explore and express their innermost thoughts and feelings in a safe and nurturing environment. Shannon’s commitment to her clients is rooted in the belief that everyone possesses the inherent strength to overcome their obstacles and achieve a fulfilling, abundant life.

Shannon welcomes clients into a private environment, she is licensed in Texas and Michigan. Shannon's sessions are currently all virtual. Shannon's approach fosters self-esteem, healthier relationships, and well-being through individual and group sessions. Additionally, as a supervisor in Texas, Shannon mentors social workers on their clinical hours, emphasizing trauma-informed care and creative therapies to nurture their professional growth and ethical practice. This dual role highlights her commitment to healing and her influence on the next generation of therapists.


Message to clients

Have you ever felt like you're standing at the edge of a transformation, but something invisible holds you back? My hope for you is to discover that you possess the strength and resilience to overcome any barrier. Before we start our sessions together, I want you to know that my approach is built on understanding, compassion, and a deep belief in the power of creative expression to heal and reveal the most authentic parts of ourselves. Together, we'll navigate the complexities of your experiences, aiming not just for healing but for a reawakening of your potential. My goal is for you to leave feeling empowered, with a renewed sense of self-esteem and a positive outlook on your relationships and personal journey. I believe in person-centered care that is individualized towards your needs with a focus on living a life filled with clarity, fulfillment, and well-being.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 7 years

Kerrville State Hospital, Social Worker III
Fullbrook Center, Therapist
MHDD, Center Director
IPS, Clinical Manager of Satellite Services
Soul Kind Counseling P.L.L.C, Owner

University of Texas at San Antonio, Masters of Social Work, 2017
University of Texas at San Antonio, Masters of Public Administration, 2013
College of Santa Fe, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1998

Licensure

Texas: 65961 - Michigan: 6801115932

Languages

English

Specialties

Body image - Development of skills for handling negative thoughts about physical appearance; building habits of more positive self-talk and self-perception.

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Clinical supervision - Offering professional supervision services for clinicians

Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect

Imposter syndrome - Learning how to identify instances of imposter syndrome and combatting any beliefs that one is not enough or does not deserve good things; practicing assertiveness and developing confidence




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in TX, MI)
  • Aetna International (in-network in TX)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (in-network in TX)
  • Cigna (in-network in TX, MI)
  • Optum (in-network in TX)
  • Oxford Health Plans (in-network in TX)
  • UMR (in-network in TX)
  • United Healthcare (in-network in TX, MI)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$100 (60min)
  • Initial session:$130 (60min)

Therapy Groups

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Texas Supervision

Shannon Kelly, LCSW-S, guides LMSWs in forensics, mental health, and trauma, blending CBT, DBT, EMDR, IFS with creativity and mindfulness. Bi-weekly Saturday sessions foster growth and licensure readiness.