Shannon Doherty, LMFT & AAMFT Approved Supervisor

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Behavioral Health Psychology


Shannon is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, AAMFT Approved Supervisor & Clinical Fellow, Educator, Business Consultant, and Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator & Seminar Director.  Shannon is committed to the integrity of quality training, supervision, and clinical care. Shannon has been working with individuals, couples, families, students, emerging professionals, small/large business, and federal agencies for the past 17 years. Shannon has a passion for integrating person of the therapist training across diverse populations served.  Shannon owns & operates Guided Systemic Health Services, LLC –a hybrid behavioral health clinic & training center for students, emerging & seasoned professionals, who are interested in establishing & expanding their own private practice.


  • M.S. in Marriage & Family Therapy: Edgewood College
  • B.A in Organizational Administration: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Areas of Specialization

  • Marriage & Family Therapy
    • Shannon has been working with families for over 15 years, and at various stages of relationship, with clients ranging in age from 5-85.  She has had extensive experience working with pre-marital counseling/mate selection, attachment & identity issues, complex couple conflict/infidelity, blended families, post-divorce adjustment/re-marriage as well as multi-racial and cross-cultural couples and families to include arranged marriages.
  • Specific Areas of Clinical Emphasis Include:
    • Trauma Informed Care
    • Grief & Loss
    • Faith Integrations
    • Personality Disorders
    • Sexual Health/Sexual Dysfunction
    • Group Therapy
    • Mood Disorders
    • Co-Dependency
    • Parent Training
    • Life Transitions (relational, occupation, spiritual)
    • Self-esteem / Self-worth
    • Stress Management
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Business Coaching & Consultation

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

  • Compassion Fatigue & the Well Being of Careproviders
  • From Depletion to Resilience: A Guide for Thriving Careproviders
  • Sociocultural Attunement: Increasing Organizational Equity
  • Building & Maintaining a Sustainable Private Practice
  • Integrating Telehealth as a Primary Modality within Clinical Practice
  • Integrating Personhood in Supervision & Therapy
  • Prepare Enrich Facilitator Certification Training
  • Relational Conflict & Intimacy: Cultivating a Stance of Humility
  • Working with Couples & Families amidst a Pandemic
  • Treating Personality Disorders with the Couple
  • Couples & Affairs: Managing the Clinical Challenges
  • Dynamics of Divorce & working with Blended Families
  • Parent Wellness: Nurturing Caregivers
  • Working with Challenging Behaviors & Burn Out
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
  • Helping Clients Forgive: Resolving Anger & Restoring Hope
  • Integrating Spirituality in Clinical Practice
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