Shakell Newton holds a Masters’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and over a decade of experience planning mental health care within public and private sectors. She blends humor, empathy, and knowledge to promote the connectedness, self-acceptance, and feeling of belonging people need to find and settle into their place in the world. She excels in providing support to children, adolescents, individuals, couples, and families from diverse cultures and world views. With a deep and personal understanding of the external and internal stressors of the LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities, she can offer a safe and mindful space for all to find wellness. Through Shakell’s warmth, encyclopedia level of pop culture references, and honest dialogue, she will help individuals reach their mental and emotional wellness goals.
I'm not afraid to speak out and say the things I want to, or do the things I want to do. So I think in the end being natural and being actually genuine is what wins" ~ Freddie Mercury