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

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Thank you for your interest in Sunrise Counselling Services.  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 having 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 20 years including 10 years as a Registered Social Worker in outpatient mental health.  I have experience in the treatment of anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, depression, trauma including 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.  These models of treatment are evidence based best practice treatments for many mental health conditions.  I also have formal training in Comprehensive Behavioural Intervention for Tics for those diagnosed with Tic Disorders (Tourette Syndrome, Chronic or 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, Blue Cross (Veterans Affairs, Canadian Forces and RCMP) as well as Greenshield.

I look forward to meeting with you.

Sincerely, 

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


Shannon McFadyen Reaches

Thunder Bay ON