Shannon Washington, LPC


Shannon Washington is a Licensed Professional Counselor who obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Truman State University. She went on to pursue a Master’s of Art Degree in Mental Health Counseling and Education Specialist Degree from Southeast Missouri State University. Shannon specializes in working with clients who are battling depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, grief, lack of self-esteem, anger, stress, and relationship issues. She is passionate about helping individuals overcome their challenges and find inner strength. Shannon is a dedicated and compassionate counselor who values the growth and well-being of her clients above all else. With a passion for helping others, Shannon has made it her mission to provide a safe and supportive space for individuals to explore their inner selves.

From the moment you step into Shannon’s office, you can feel her genuine care and empathy. She takes the time to listen attentively to her clients’ stories, understanding that each person’s journey is unique and deserving of respect. Shannon creates a non-judgmental environment where individuals can freely express their thoughts and emotions without fear of criticism or rejection.

In her counseling sessions, Shannon utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques tailored to each client’s specific needs. She believes in the power of collaboration, working together with her clients to develop personalized goals and strategies for growth. Shannon encourages her clients to explore their thoughts and feelings, helping them gain insight into their patterns and behaviors. She guides them in developing healthy coping mechanisms and building resilience, empowering them to navigate life’s challenges with confidence. During the therapeutic process, clients can find the strength within themselves to overcome their challenges and create a life filled with meaning and fulfillment.

Outside of counseling sessions, Shannon continues to deepen her knowledge and expertise through ongoing education and professional development. She stays up-to-date with the latest research and therapeutic approaches, incorporating them into her sessions to provide the best possible care for her clients.

In her free time, Shannon enjoys spending quality time with her family and indulging in self-help books. She believes that spirituality plays a crucial role in maintaining balance and connection with oneself.