Shadeia L. Sheridan graduated from Slippery Rock University with her masters of arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education and College Counseling. As an Afro-Caribbean woman that is currently in Western Pennsylvania, she has a unique perspective on the ways that a person’s environment, be it social, economical, or physical, has a great effect on a person’s mental health. Having worked at both residential treatment facilities for trauma-based children and various college campuses, she specializes in helping POC, immigrants, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and other marginalized identities, life transitions, depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, and relationship issues. Her mission is to utilize her education to normalize and promote the healing processes of various mental health issues. Shadeia uses a holistic, person-centered approach focusing on the client/counselor relationship, self-care, and CBT techniques to help people with the resources and tools needed to achieve their personal goals. She works with her clients to create a non-judgmental, compassionate, and accepting space for growth. In her free time, she enjoys Disney trivia, YouTube gaming rabbit holes, crime and historical podcasts, and singing.
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