MSW, Clinical Social Worker
Shawn is a Clinical Social Worker who works to help people meet their goals related to a variety of mental health and addiction related concerns. He has experience in both assessment and treatment of a variety of substance use and behavioral addiction problems such as gambling, gaming and sexual behavior. He also works directly with concerns related to depression, anxiety, stress and grief. Shawn uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and mindfulness to help people change difficult and overwhelming feelings, cope more effectively with stress and improve their quality of life. He has experience working in a variety of community and health care settings with both adolescents and adults, as well as members of the Canadian Armed Forces.