Shannon McFadyen, M.S.W., R.S.W.

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I am committed to providing counselling services that are private and confidential and offered with warmth, compassion and sensitivity.  Through counselling we will work together to better understand the struggles you are coping with and come up with practical solutions that will help you move towards greater happiness and wellbeing.      

I have worked in the social services sector for 21 years including 11 years as a Registered Social Worker in outpatient mental health.  I have experience providing counselling for a variety of issues including anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, depression, post traumatic stress disorder, work stress, relationship issues, chronic illness in self and others, grief and loss etc.

I have formal training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.  I also have formal training in Comprehensive Behavioural Intervention for Tics for children and adults diagnosed with Tic Disorders including Tourette Syndrome or Chronic and Transient Tic Disorders.  I have a Bachelor of Arts degree with a minor in Women Studies, an Honour's Bachelors of Social Work degree and Masters of Social Work degree at Lakehead University.  

If you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss further.  I offer flexible appointments during the evenings and weekends.  I am a registered provider for Non-Insured Health Benefits, WSIB, Blue Cross (Veterans Affairs, Canadian Forces and RCMP) as well as Greenshield.

I look forward to meeting with you.


Shannon McFadyen M.S.W., R.S.W.
Registered Social Worker

Shannon McFadyen Reaches

Thunder Bay ON