Ms. Shannon (Costello) Sokolowski, LICSW

About Me

I am a therapist with over 20 years in the field, having treated individuals, families and couples with a very broad variety of issues. I am particularly interested in trauma, and I am trained in various trauma modalities for this reason. Overall, my approach is a strength-based, solution focused, compassionate psychotherapy with my clients. I utilize the following modalities in treatment: CBT, EMDR, Behavioral Activation, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Positive Psychology, Mindfulness based therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Relational Therapy My goal is to support clients in their endeavor to live a life which is authentic, and fulfilling while also encouraging them to express their true self and to find joy in themselves and their full potential.

Education & Experience

BA - Wheaton College, MSW - Simmons Graduate School

Specialty Area

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Correctional Facility
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military

Language

  • English

Insurance

  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Medicare
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth

AllWays Health Partners , Beacon , Beacon Health Options, Group Insurance Commission , Harvard Pilgrim, Health Plans Inc , Optum , Tufts , UMR , UniCare , United Behavioral Health