Mrs. Shannon E. Higgins, LPC-S

(she/hers)
Preferred Name: Shannon

Online Therapy

About Me

I have been a caring, compassionate therapist for 20 years. My passion is empowering girls and women for equality and no glass ceiling; the sky is the limit. My love is my family. I have an amazing husband I met working at a camp for people with disabilities 30 years ago. We have 2 boys ages 17 and 19. One is a senior in high school and the other is a sophomore in college.

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services with a minor in Sociology from Stephen F. Austin State University Master of Arts in Counseling with a minor in Psychology from Amberton University Camp Director for people of all ages with disabilities. A United Way program. QMHP children and family therapist at Altschuler Clinic in Dallas, TX with Dallas Metrocare Children, Adolescent, Women's and Group Therapist at Genesis Women's Outreach Center for Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence Services Middle School Counselor for St. Monica Catholic School of Dallas, TX Behavior Specialist for Carrollton/Farmers Branch ISD, TX Private Practice for 20 years specializing with mood and anxiety disorders, young adults with high functioning autism, PTSD, Complex PTSD, sports issues, career issues, spirituality. Psychosocial issues: intimate partner violence (narcissistic/hidden abuse, domestic violence, financial abuse, sexual abuse). Moxie Recovery Program for Abuse Victims and Survivors. Includes individual and group treatment plans.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Member of Texas Counseling Association Director of Programming Relational Therapists of Dallas Chase Oaks Church Youth Ministry

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Families
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Sliding Scale