Mrs. Shea L. Beris, IMFT, LPCC-S


Online Therapy

About Me

Shea is an Independent Marriage and Family Therapist (AAMFT Approved Supervisor Candidate) and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervision designation.​ Shea graduated from a dually accredited Master's program for Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling from The University of Akron. Shea is trained in systems theory, EMDR, OCD/Panic Disorder, and TF-CBT. She is now offering Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) in collaboration with Journey Clinical. ​ Shea's areas of specialties include treating marriage/couples, trauma, difficult life transitions, insecurities, depression, and anxiety. Shea has an empathetic, analytical, and direct therapeutic style and often utilizes Structural, Experiential, Contextual, Object Relations Family Therapy, and person-centered techniques. While understanding growth/change is often uncomfortable, it is necessary for achieving insight, self-improvement, and systemic change. Shea provides a safe/comfortable environment where you can collaborate together and work on growth/healing.

Education & Experience

Volunteer at Village Network -2012 - 2013 Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology - 2013 Master’s of Arts in Education for Marriage and Family Therapy/Professional Counseling - 2017 Certified Clinical Anxiety Professional - 2019 - 2023 TF-CBT Trained - 2018 First Aid/CPR Certified 2016 - Current Worked/interned in Community Mental Health Agency from 2017-2019 Worked/works in Private Practice from 2019-Current

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

*AAMFT - AAMFT Approved Supervisor Candidate *Contemporary Psychoanalysis + Psychotherapist Institute (CPI) *EMDRIA *Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) provider with Journey Clinical *First Aid & CPR/AED certified *IFS Institute

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Highmark
  • Medicaid
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth

Medical Mutual, CareSource, SummaCare