Shania adheres to a belief system that people inherently have the best intentions for themselves, however external barriers prevent them from being their authentic selves that they may have established in their childhood. She values interpersonal connection and utilizes it as a tool for healing. Additionally, Shania has a passion for advocacy and creativity to help clients explore how they show up for themselves and how they present in their world. Shania has experience incorporating CBT and DBT into her practice with her clients when appropriate. Shania currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Shania practices from a psychodynamic/ humanistic-existential therapeutic approach. She has experience in working with diverse populations as well as working with ages 11 and up. Shania has experience with administrating and completing psychological assessments and utilizing shorter assessments including the BDI and BAI. Additionally, from her experience working in school-based mental health, she has experience in advocating for clients who may need accommodations in the school setting.