Shawna  Ohle
Vetted

Shawna Ohle

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, LCMHC-A Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, LCAS Practice: Mindful Counseling PLLC Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
North Carolina Waitlist Online
Asheville Waitlist In-person

If you are currently experiencing a crisis, please call 911, your local mental health crisis services, or present at your local emergency room. We will respond to inquiries M-Fr between 9am and 6pm.

Updated June 12, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Stress management
  • Trauma
  • Mind-body connection

Professional statement

Shawna holds a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Western Carolina University. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate. She has worked as a counselor within the local detention facility and also spent time working in residential facilities addressing substance use disorders. Prior to completing her masters level education Shawna worked in the community for over 10 years in various roles. She has worked extensively with individuals experiencing intimate partner violence providing crisis counseling and safety planning. Additionally, she has spent significant time offering trauma informed supportive services and trauma specific group programming within the local jail.

Shawna has experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma, complex trauma, anxiety, depression, addiction, difficult transitions, and loss. She offers person-centered, strengths-based counseling, that is trauma-informed. When appropriate, she utilizes evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She also incorporates polyvagal theory, attachment theory, mindfulness and grounding skills.

Shawna believes that people are resilient. She also believes that we all have much to learn from one another and she brings humility and sense of curiosity to her work with others.


Message to clients

I am someone who deeply believes that the search for meaning in life is an ongoing process that we are all embarking on together.

I believe in creating safety and connection. I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to be a witness to the experiences of others and value working with individuals to create a relationship that feels consistent and encouraging. My experiences, both personally and professionally, shape my approach to working with clients.

I offer in person sessions and telehealth sessions. In person sessions are held in the west Asheville area or in the River Arts area depending on when we are meeting.

I offer free consultations so that we have the opportunity to talk and see if we would be a good fit prior to our first session.


Specialties

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

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

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

Mind-body connection - Practicing mindfulness to draw together how the body feels physically and how the mind feels mentally; healing both physically and mentally




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • All Savers Insurance Company
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Optum
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Shared Services
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $120 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $60 - $120

Location(s)

Online Sessions (North Carolina)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Asheville practice
372 Depot St Ste 20, Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 3 years



Licensure

North Carolina: A16678


Languages

English