Therapist Profile

Name:
Shonnie Brown, M.A.
Professional Title:
Location:
405 Chinn Street Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4309
Phone:
(707) 526-4353
License Number
LMFT30787
Practicing Since:
1989
Additional Licenses:
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 1989.

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
So many people I see are trying to stabilize from overwhelming loss—from separation or divorce or inability to sustain relationships. They feel huge disappointment and panic, having not learned to withstand the pain or free themselves from old constraints. They feel incapable of tolerating intense feelings, adjusting to change, and building a rewarding, happy life. My job is to inspire self-acceptance and support risk taking. I encourage self-affirmation and freedom from perceived limitations. The goal of my work is to help each person discover a whole and complete life, not bound by past or present circumstances.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Weekdays 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Services
I serve individuals, couples and groups in my office in Santa Rosa, CA. Specialties include: Marriage, Separation and Divorce issues with individuals and couples. Separation and Divorce Support Groups. Co-Parenting Education. Shyness and Social Anxiety. LifeStory Writing Therapy. Women at Midlife. Caring for Elderly Parents.
Insurance
Aetna, Blue Shield of CA
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
Transpersonal Counseling Psychology, J.F. Kennedy University, 1989

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
Career Stress and Changes
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Creativity
Divorce/Dissolution
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Developmental/Depth
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Object Relations
Somatic
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity

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