Shawna Fishman, LMFT, LAC

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Addiction Counselor. I have over 25 years' experience I assist adults, young adults, and adolescent women to identify or clarify the conflict or block to living fully. Together with my clients we develop and practice the skills needed to achieve and maintain their personal goals. My approach to therapy is rooted in the belief that every person is innately whole. However, trauma and emotional wounds cloud our natural ability to feel at peace with ourselves. I believe that therapy as a collaborative process, where I am a support guiding my clients to uncover their own wisdom, healing, and aliveness. My approach is direct, kind, non-judgemental and strength based. I use a present-moment focus that invites my clients to explore their thoughts and feelings in new ways.

Teletherapy (video or phone sessions) is a great alternative to in-person therapy if desired, and I would be honored to support you during this time of uncertainty.

Shawna Fishman, LMFT, LAC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Additions Counselor

Qualifications 

  • Years in Practice: 20 Years
  • School: Pepperdine School of Education and Psychology
  • Year Graduated: 1990
  • License and State: MFT.0001280 - Colorado

Certifications 

  • Licensed Addictions Counselor

Specialties  

  • Addiction
  • Trauma
  • Mood Disorders

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adolescent
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • ObesityParenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexuality
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues

Ages

I have extensive experience working with adolescents (13-19), young adults (20-40), and adults (over 40) dealing with a multitude of issues. Those include eating disorders, addiction, parenting concerns, relationship challenges and any other challenges each stage of life presents.


  • Adolescents (13-19)
  • Adults
  • Marriage/Couples
  • Family
  • Teletherapy

Treatment Approach 

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Humanistic
  • Imago
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma-Focused

Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples

Shawna's Reviews

  • Helping me make so many positive changes

    After trying a few places and therapists, I found Shawna at Overcomers, and she is already helping me make so many positive changes. 2020 has sucked so hard, but this kind of solid support makes...

  • My therapist at Overcomers Counseling is wonderful!

    My therapist at Overcomers Counseling is wonderful! We have worked through a lot of difficult things together and she has given me strategies to work through those things on my own as well. I feel...

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