Shannon is providing professional telemental health services To Pennsylvania residents.
Specialized population: endurance runners, athletes and people who want to be active.
We can address anxiety, trauma and eating disorders.
Improve self-care, self-esteem and self-efficacy.
Talk about the unique challenges that athletes face.
|DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?||IMAGINE THIS…|
|Worries and fears are a big part of your identity.||Better understand and manage anxiety, so that you can live life the way that you wish to.|
|Struggling to find purpose and meaning in life.||Identify what’s most important to you and get the ball rolling with actionable steps. You can live a purpose driven life.|
|Your brain won’t shut off.||Learn ways to soothe your mind.|
|You think that everyone hates you.||Be able to look in the mirror and smile at who you are.|
|You feel like you need constant validation that you made the right choice.||Be confident in your decisions.|
|You are stuck in a cycle of unhealthy habits and having trouble reaching your goals due to slipping back into those habits.||Recognize patterns, disrupt the cycle, and replace the unhealthy habit with a healthy one. Crowd out the unhealthy habits with healthy ones and you’ll see yourself getting steps closer to your goals.|
|Concerned that you won’t be able to cope with something terrible that may happen.||Acknowledge your concerns, find your strengths, and incorporate coping strategies that will increase your confidence in handing future problems.|
|Trouble deciding with uncertainty, but need to make a decision.||Learn to let go of needing absolute control and holding yourself accountable for knowing what you don’t know. Find freedom in making decisions.|
|Spending too much energy on other people and find yourself frequently drained.||With relationships in mind, set appropriate boundaries with those people, so that you can take better care of yourself.|
|Spend too much time on tasks or projects trying to get them perfect in order to attempt to control a future outcome.||Being able to acknowledge the root of your concerns, minimize perfectionism, and set boundaries with yourself and those unhelpful behaviors.|
|You feel like “why bother?” because progress is slow and it feels like you’ll absolutely never be able to reach your goals.||Be able to keep the process and progress in mind. You can reframe your thoughts to reflect the progress that YOU HAVE already made. Believe in yourself.|
|You put too much pressure on yourself for making mistakes.||Know the negative impact that that pressure and negative self-talk has on you. You can feel better about yourself and accept forgiveness.|
|Life is like an emotional rollercoaster.||Find more control through learning about emotions and regulating them, so that highs feel less high and lows feel less low.|
|Trauma has heavily impacted your life to the point that you’re frequently reminded of it and you don’t feel like yourself.||Become more trauma informed. Regulating your nervous system will help you heal from within and begin to feel more like yourself.|
|Trauma has you feeling jumpy and on “high alert” most of the time.||Calm and regulate your nervous system. Better understand what your bodily sensations are telling you.|
|You doubt your abilities and feel like a fraud at work.||Overcome doubt with confidence and know that you’re in that role for a reason.|
|Label foods as “good” or “bad,” scrutinize yourself over what you ate, and feeling the urge to compensate for eating.||Be able to ditch the “good” and “bad” food labels and enjoy food because it serves your body.|
|Don’t like who you see when you look in the mirror and constantly deal with body image issues.||Be able to thank your body for all of it’s complex functions, celebrate being unique, and love yourself.|
|Can’t keep up with the household chores.||Feel energized to keep up with the house, it’s manageable.|
|Weak immune system due to stress, but can’t afford to be sick.||Eating healthy and exercising because you have the time and energy.|
|Your relationship is at risk because your partner is at the end of their rope with your inability to cope.||Grow your relationship with your partner and improve your communication.|
Read about some of the ways that I can help, go to “About Shannon”
Session times (contact me for availability):
Mondays: 5:00 PM; 6:30 PM
Tuesdays: 3:30 PM; 5:00 PM; 6:30 PM
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM; 6:30 PM
Thursdays: 3:30 PM; 5:00 PM; 6:30 PM
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