Shawn Dobson

Shawn Dobson

MA, LAPC, CCTP, EMDR-II, CAADC, NCC, CPS

Shawn Dobson

MA, LAPC, CCTP, EMDR-II, CAADC, NCC, CPS

Professional Experience:

Shawn received her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a psychoanalytic discipline from Northwestern University and is currently an LAPC. She holds a Certification as an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC), is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), is a Certified Peer Specialist (CPS), and her NCC. Shawn speaks throughout Georgia on the neurological effects of the traumatized brain and innovative techniques on trauma treatment. Specifically, Shawn has been trained in Level Two EMDR techniques and utilizes this in her practice. She is active in the LGBT community and in the ALGBTIC professional organization. Shawn has worked with various treatment centers to include holding an advisory seat with The Ranch Recovery Center and has worked within correctional institutions in Georgia, including Community Supervision and Substance Abuse Aftercare. Her passion lies in crisis triage, trauma recovery, and

Approach:

Shawn’s counseling approach is based on acceptance, safety, and nonjudgment. She believes in allowing clients the space to take life’s challenges and turn them into opportunities for growth and personal development. Through complete acceptance, Shawn is able to relate and walk with clients as they become self-aware and strengthen as individuals. Her goal is to help clients identify what is working well and build upon strength and courage.

Areas of Interest:

  • Addiction
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Women’s Issues
  • Childhood trauma
  • LGBTQ
  • PTSD

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Ray of Hope Counseling Services accepts all forms of insurance and Medicaid, has seven convenient locations in Kennesaw, GA, Alpharetta, GA, Conyers, GA, Athens, GA, Canton, GA, Peachtree City, GA and East Cobb/Marietta, GA also serving the surrounding counties.

Call us at (678) 213-2194

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