Shawn (pronouns he/him) received his Master of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in May of 2022 and is currently working toward becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker after completing his clinical internship with RCC.
Shawn spent the majority of his career working with children and adolescents who have experienced varying levels of familial abuse and neglect and has clinical experience working with individuals and groups who endure life stressors that can present challenges throughout the lifespan. Shawn practices from a holistic, person-centered, and trauma-informed approach and incorporates elements of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing into his practice.
Shawn is LGBTQ+ affirming and an active advocate in the LGBTQ+ community. He has a passion for food and the outdoors and likes to spend his free time kayaking, camping, or dining out in local Richmond restaurants with his friends.
Master of Social Work: Virginia Commonwealth University
Bachelor of Social Work: Virginia Commonwealth University
Board Approved Supervisor:
Kristin Dahland, LCSW VA # 0904009867