AMHSW Sunshine coast

Mental Health Therapist- Shannan Thomas

EducationBachelor’s degree in Psychology and Masters in Social Work

Work DaysThursday's

Mental Health Therapist- Shannan Thomas

BSocSc (Psychology), MSocWk, Grad Dip Clinical Hypnotherapy 

Registered Mental Health Therapist (AMHSW) through AASW, AHA, Medicare approved- DVA, and NDIS. 

Children, Adolescents, Adults, and Couples Therapy.  

Shannan completed a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Masters in Social Work from the University of the Sunshine Coast. She continued with further studies in a Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy and Certified in Gottman Couples Therapy. Shannan has a long history of success within the mental health sectors, working for private practice, government, schools, hospitals, disability, and community organisations. She has experience and expertise in providing optimal support for adults, adolescents, and children presenting with various psychological disorders and emotional challenges. 

Shannan has experience in the treatment of clients presenting with; 

  • mental health disorders
  • PTSD and other complex trauma-based issues
  • domestic and family violence 
  • adjustment difficulties and life transitions 
  • grief & loss 
  • relationship/couples issues and parent management 
  • alcohol and other drug addictions
  • stress and anger management
  • chronic pain  
  • fears and phobias 
  • weight loss and management 
  • self-worth and confidence 
  • behavioural and social difficulties 

Shannan is trained in a range of evidence-based psychological therapies to assist clients in reaching their goals and improving their overall well-being. She employs a range of approaches including; cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), motivational interviewing, interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), hypnotherapy, solution focused therapy (SFT), narrative therapy, mindfulness, and children and adolescents expressive therapy.  

Shannan is passionate about creating a client-centred, therapeutic relationship and is dedicated in helping clients to feel supported and empowered. Shannan enjoys working with individuals of all ages and focuses on the evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional, and behavioural health issues. Shannan works collaboratively with clients to achieving meaningful goals that promote their health and wellbeing, and combines evidence-based treatments with a warm, non-judgmental, strength-based, wholistic approach. 

If you would like Shannan’s professional support, please contact our friendly team.

Sunshine Coast - Brisbane - Gold Coast

07 5458 4800

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