- Substance Abuse/Addiction
Hi, Welcome to Great Lakes Psychology Group!!
Congratulations you have just made a very important decision in your life and I'm glad that you did. We all have experienced issues, challenges and obstacles in our lives that at times has caused life to become more difficult to manage but with support, guidance, and encouragement the path to happiness and success can be achieved and maintained for a lifetime.
My name is Latasha Shannon, I am a Master's leveled Social Worker with a Clinical and Macro specialty as well as a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, I also earned a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology. I have 13 years of experience in providing individual psychotherapy, group therapy, assessments and interventions aimed at improving your overall mental health and/or challenges in maintaining recovery from substance abuse. I've worked in substance abuse residential settings, outpatient mental health, and substance abuse clinics as well. My most enjoyable career path was while working at an inpatient psychiatric hospital, I have experience providing behavioral health services to people in their homes, AFC settings, assisted living and nursing homes. I have expertise in working with older adults, adults both men and women and couples my therapeutic approach varies based on your individual needs and comfort level, I specifically utilize evidenced-based therapy techniques such as dialectical behavioral therapy based modalities, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and psycho-dynamic theories to assist you with improving your thoughts, behaviors and clinical symptoms. Let's take this journey together to achieve greatness along the way. The choice is yours.