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Shannon Loehr

Shannon Loehr


Shannon Loehr is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Indiana and currently provides psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families. She completed her Masters degree in Social Work in 2006 with an emphasis on families at Indiana University. Prior to and during her graduate training, her clinical experiences focused on mental illness, trauma, life span transitions, divorce, early attachment and bonding, adoptive families, emotional/physical/sexual abuse and systemic care. For her undergraduate work, she earned a Bachelors of Applied Health Science degree with a major in Human Development/Family Studies from Indiana University in 1998.

In her clinical practice, her work with individuals focuses on helping people to better manage and cope with issues related to depression, anxiety, trauma (childhood and adult), ADHD, life transition including divorce and family blending, grief/loss, postpartum adjustment, LGBTQ challenges, poor self-esteem and/or other maladaptive behaviors. Her work with couples ranges from “marital maintenance” to more in-depth interventions related to affair recovery or couples in crisis.

Shannon implements a customized treatment approach that is tailored to each person’s needs. In her work with individuals, she utilizes several practice methodologies, which include strengths-based perspective, trauma therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and solution-focused therapy. For couples, the Gottman method and EFT (emotion focused therapy) are the primary practices for intervention.

She also has a particular passion for counseling and educating premarital couples and is responsible for conducting premarital workshops and individual consultation to couples at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. She also enjoys working with couples in their adjustment to parenthood and is a certified Transition to Parenthood instructor through the Gottman Institute.

Another particular area of practice includes working with TGNC (Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming) adult clients. She helps to support and guide individuals in developing transition goals so that they may achieve their most authentic sense of self.

Shannon is motivated and inspired to help people achieve a sense of new possibility for their lives. She lives in the Indianapolis area with her husband and two children.

Contact Shannon today to learn more – shannon@northsidementalhealth.com


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