Hi! I'm Shivon! My practice was made with the intent of creating a safe space for people to come together to be healed. I wanted to have a space where people and communities of color felt welcomed and affirmed. I created this practice because I wanted to reduce the stigma around mental health, particularly in the BIPOC community where stigma is a barrier to accessing mental health. l have a passion for facilitating growth and having my client's trust me with their story brings me great joy to know that I can help be the bridge for a person to dive deeper into their self- growth and connection to others. When someone is vulnerable and trusts me to hold their story and work with them, that is the beautiful, special connection that drives me to do the work that I do. My goal with my clients is to build genuine connections and meet them where they are while pushing them to reach their goals. My work addresses issues and symptoms including but not limited to depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, social stressors, micro-aggressions, racial trauma and life transitions. I look forward to meeting with you and working with you!
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I've worked at a women's shelter, I've worked with suvivors of domestic and sexual violence, I've worked at outpatient clinics, I'm a part of an Indo- Caribbean organization where I teach and help destigmatize mental health in the community.
I've always been fascinated about psychology, the human brain, what shapes a person, and the stories that come with each person I encounter. After honing into this passion, I became aware how my own Caribbean community lacked the education around mental health. I wanted to be the change towards promoting therapy and destigmitizing mental health to the Caribbean, South Asian diaspora, and immigrant communitites.
I would say give it 10 sessions ( weekly) and see where you are at with your therapist and if you feel like its a good fit. Remember, its a new relationship and often time its a very different relationship than you are used to, it will take time to see if this person is a good fit. Then I would advise being in therapy for at least a year with weekly sessions.
I do sometimes. If I feel like a book will benefit you, I will recommend.
Facilitating growth and having my client's trust me with their story. It brings me great joy to know that I can help be the bridge for a person to dive deeper into their self- growth and connection to others. When someone is vulnerable and trusts me to hold their story and work with them, that is the beautiful, special connection that drives me to do the work that I do
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