About Me

Dr. Erin Shannon is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and an Energy Medicine Practitioner specializing in Holistic Psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families, and maintains a private practice in Saint Louis Missouri and travels frequently to see patients around the United States and Canada.

A 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 is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of interest are diagnosis and treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma, Elite Athlete Optimization, sleep disorders, infertility, pregnancy and postpartum issues, CEO concierge services, addictions, PTSD, OCD , phobias and neurosis. She also offers therapy focused on enhancing holistic wellness, optimal performance, self-esteem, communication skills, parent-child interrelations, relationship skills and workplace effectiveness. She offers multiple techniques to ease or resolve health related stress, chronic pain and injury recovery, parenting conflicts, relational discord, unwanted habits and patterns, medical related stress, infertility related stress, pregnancy issues, insomnia, negative thought patterns, life transitions and energy blocks and imbalances.

Dr. Shannon is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide symptom relief, support, and practical techniques to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates traditional therapy with highly effective complementary methodologies and holistic techniques such as psychoneuroimmunological 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. With compassion, skill and understanding, she works with each individual to help them to restore peace and balance, provide symptom relief, build on their strengths and attain the healing and personal growth they desire.

Education
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 doctoral internship at the St. Louis VA Medical Center and was awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Washington University Medical School Departments of Psychiatry and Genetics, which was funded by National Institute of Mental Health .

Additional Training
Dr. Shannon has enhanced her extensive traditional psychological training and education with complementary holistic therapeutic skills. Dr. Shannon has 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© .

Personal
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 which they love. 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 peace and inner growth for all those who she is blessed to assist in their healing. Dr. Shannon regularly attends training, workshops and professional meetings to deepen her understanding and skill in helping her clients.

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


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