Shawna Storey-Lovin, LPC
Shawna graduated from Johnson C. Smith University in 2000 with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a concentration in Health Education. In 2007, she graduated with a Master’s in Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and board-approved supervisor (LPC-S, 2012/2015). Shawna is also a Womb Wellness Coach with a certification in Holistic Women’s Wellness, a Womb Light Practitioner, a Reiki Practitioner, and a Yoni Steaming Facilitator. Shawna has spent 20 years in the mental health field working in some capacity or another around mental wellness education, disabilities, and substance use by working with adults, children, and families in a variety of settings, including corrections/jail, probation/parole, residential/hospital, intensive outpatient programs (IOP) and other settings. As a Heart-Centered Counselor,
Shawna is passionate about cultivating personal awareness and connection with self, others, and the environment to improve both mental well-being and physical health. She values that all aspects of life and experiences are deeply interconnected and through collaboration, education, and empowerment can provide valuable insight for one’s journey into sustainable well-being. Shawna specializes in working with individuals who work in high stress/high-risk occupations, such as First Responders and Helping Professionals (Police, Fire, EMS, Dispatch, former Military, Medical Essential Professionals, Attorney or Counselor) to address shift work, ‘blending’ various roles and responsibilities (work-life) and those experiencing distress due to life circumstances, including acute stress, anxiety, depression, substance use, life transitions, and grief/loss. Shawna uses an integrative approach, such as ecotherapy, coaching, coping skills, self-care, mindfulness, emotional regulation, and body-focused techniques to foster transformations. As a wife of a First Responder, she has personal experience working with partners to cope with work-life challenges as a way to strengthen relationships with self, partner, family, and community.
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