Licensed Social Worker
Specialty: Adolescent and Adult, CBT, BBTI (sleep)
Shawandalyn is a passionate Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 17 years of experience in the mental health field with an intuitive ability to connect with people facing many types of challenges. She is licensed in Virginia and Maryland. Originally from Mississippi, Shawandalyn earned her Bachelor’s degree in vocational rehabilitation and her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Shawandalyn has vast professional experience working in civilian and military sectors treating a variety of issues including mood and anxiety disorders, trauma and difficulties with stress and phase of life challenges and transitions. Special interests are in women’s issues (self-esteem, guilt, shame and other concerns that impact a woman’s mental health), issues facing military/military spouses, sleep, and difficulties with anger.
Shawandalyn works with adolescents and adults utilizing an interactive and engaging approach, grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy and person-centered philosophy. Engaging people in support of empowerment and removing barriers to emotional wellness is her primary goal.
We offer services for perimenstrual, perinatal, and perimenopausal stages of a woman’s life
Treatment begins with an initial evaluation by one of our experienced providers. Recommendations may include therapy or medication evaluation and management.
Therapeutic treatment begins with an initial evaluation and recommendations, which often combine psychotherapy and medication for complete care, as well as specific exercise and relaxation techniques. Psychotherapy may include individual, group, or play therapy along with family involvement to enhance understanding and improve relationships.
Medication management is a method of engaging with patients and caregivers to create a complete, accurate medication list, which is the foundation for addressing medication problems. It aims to ensure the health of individuals and manage their health care costs. Medication management can also result in less money being spent on emergency room visits and hospital stays, as well as reduced illnesses and deaths due to medication noncompliance or negative drug interactions.
TMS or transcranial magnetic stimulation is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain and improve symptoms of depression. TMS is typically used when other depression treatments fail. TMS treatment often involves delivering repetitive magnetic pulses, known as repetitive TMS or rTMS.
Telepsychiatry is the application of telemedicine to the field of psychiatry. It is the delivery of psychiatric assessment and care using telecommunications technology, such as videoconferencing to provide health care from a distance.
has been Honorably Mentioned in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. She was also awarded the Top Nurse Practitioner Award of 2017 by the International Nurses Association.
We’re honored to have had the opportunity to use TMS Therapy to help our patients, and we look forward to being able to provide another one million treatments!
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