Dr. Erin Shannon is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and an Energy Medicine Practitioner specializing in Sports Psychology for Professional Sports Organizations, Athletes and their families.
A Summa Cum Laude graduate of both Loyola Marymount University and Pepperdine University In Southern California specializing in both traditional psychotherapy as well as cutting edge mind-body techniques and energy medicine.She offers multiple techniques to optimize performance, resolve chronic pain, speed injury recovery, resolve relational discord, unwanted habits and patterns, medical related stress, sleep issues/insomnia, negative thought patterns, life transitions and imbalances.
Dr. Shannon is goal oriented, interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide rapid symptom relief, continual support, and practical techniques to help clients effectively address both professional and personal life challenges. She integrates traditional therapy with highly effective complementary methodologies and holistic techniques such as psychoneuroimmunoloical skills, Eden Energy Medicine, acupressure, meditation, hypnosis, energy balancing, somatic psychology and EFT tapping, to offer a carefully constructed personalized approach that is tailored to each client.
Dr. Shannon graduated Summa Cum Laude from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. She earned her Masters of Psychology as well as her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, in California, graduating with highest honors at the top of her class successively throughout all her degree programs.She successfully completed her predoctoral internship at the St. Louis VA Medical Center and was awarded a dual Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Washington University Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Department of Genetics, which was funded by National Institute of Mental Health .
Dr. Shannon has enhanced her extensive traditional psychological training and education with complementary holistic therapeutic skills. Dr. Shannon is one of only fifty therapists in the world trained in Holographic memory resolution trauma debriefing (used in the aftermath of the 9/11 world trade center attacks and other disasters to successfully treat massive traumas with success rates unparalleled to other therapeutic techniques) completed the third level of Healing Touch© certification and she is an Eden Energy Medicine Practitioner and a Reiki Master. She is currently studying multiple complementary therapeutic techniques, such as the highly successful Emotional Freedom Technique© (Meridian Tapping), Quantum Bioenergetics and The Silva System© .
Dr. Erin Shannon was born and raised in St. Louis and returned to the area after completing her education. She has a large extended family St. Louis who are very active in the community. As the daughter of a professional athlete, Dr. Shannon grew up in a unique sub-culture that has given her an intense drive to succeed and an acute sense of the power of mind body connections. She has a passion for learning and researching methods to facilitate optimum performance and life enhancement. Dr. Shannon regularly attends training, workshops and professional meetings to deepen her understanding and skill in helping her clients.
Dr Shannon and her husband, Los Angeles Rams Defensive Coordinator, Gregg Williams and her six children at Rams training camp.
APA Division Memberships
Div 6 behavioral neuroscience and comparative psychology
Div 7 developmental psychology
Div 12 society of clinical psychology
Div 13 society of counseling psychology
Div 30 psychological hypnosis
Div 32 humanistic psychology
Div 46 media psychology
Div 38 health psychology
Div 56 trauma psychology
Div 40 clinical neuropsychology
Div 47 Exercise and Sport Psychology