Shannon has a Master’s in Professional Counseling from Argosy University and a Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Arizona. Her passion and motivation to assist children, adolescents and families in the behavioral health field led her to The New Foundation in December 2006. Shannon is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and trauma therapy. As the V.P. of Admissions and Community Outreach Shannon oversees the intake process of each individual being referred to The New Foundation. In order to ensure the best treatment outcome Shannon assesses each individual for appropriateness to the program and in doing so assists over 300 adolescents each year seeking treatment.