Shannen is responsible for connecting with potential clients interested in seeking services at Forward Thinking Psychological Services (FTPS). Her role is to connect with clients during the initial steps in finding a therapist. She hears their stories and collaborates with them to find their best fit at FTPS. She recognizes that finding a therapist can be intimidating and is always willing to connect and answer questions about FTPS or therapy more generally.
In addition to her role at FTPS, Shannen is completing her M.A. in Clinical & Counselling Psychology at the University of Toronto. She will begin the Ph.D. program in the fall, where she will continue her training to become a registered Clinical Psychologist. At the University of Toronto, Shannen has had the opportunity to work with clients at the OISE psychology clinic. She is also engaged in research focused on critical suicidology.