Shannon Braida, MSW, LMSW
Population & Treatments
Shannon Braida is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW). She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelors in Psychology and a minor in Human Development & Family Studies. Shannon continued on at Mizzou to receive her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree with a clinical concentration in 2018.
Shannon began her professional career in 2018 by working with adults in a community mental health setting. She specializes in treating those with severe depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, psychosis, substance use, and suicidal ideation. She has had the unique experience of working with individuals in an integrated setting, focusing on a multitude of life stressors to assist in stabilization of their mental health. She has specific experience in crisis intervention, creating treatment plans, safety plans, and assisting clients working towards their short- and long-term mental health goals.
Shannon utilizes techniques from Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Brief Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Family System Theory to guide her practice. Shannon believes in a person-centered approach and meeting each client where they’re at with an open mind. Shannon is accepting children, young adults, adults, and couples as new clients. Shannon specializes in working with individuals in the LGBTQ community and of all cultural backgrounds.