Brightside
Behavioral Health

Warwick Main Office

469 Centerville Rd Suite 105
Warwick, RI 02886
Front Office: (401) 773-3685

Johnston Office

1524 Atwood Ave Suite 115
Johnston, RI 02919
Front Office: (401) 425-2231

Janelle Shannon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist (LICSW)

Janelle Shannon

Clinical Social Work/Therapist (LICSW)
Director of Supervision, Compliance & Training

Specialize In:
  • Chronic Illness
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Adoption
Years in Practice: 8 Years
Languages: English
Medical License: ISW02809
State Licence: Rhode Island
Accepting new clients: Yes

Janelle has been working with individuals and families of all ages for 8 years. She provides individual and family therapy using a person-centered/strengths-based approach, incorporating a variety of interventions, customizing each session to meet the needs of each individual client, or family, in an effort to help every client achieve their personal goals.

Janelle specializes in working with LGBTQ issues, children and adults with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and other chronic illnesses, Autism, special needs, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Anxiety, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), those who have experienced trauma, and parent/child relational issues.

No matter where you are in your life, Janelle is dedicated to providing unconditional support and a reliable ear to help you become the best version of yourself, in a safe, and non-judgmental environment, assisting you as you navigate through your path, guiding you to a healthier place both inside and out.

She has special interest in Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Trauma, and Foster care/Adoption. She loves hiking, camping, crafts, nature and learning.

Accepted Insurances

SESSION DETAILS

Session Duration: 0.00 to 0.00 hours

Session Fee: $000 per session

Office Opening Hours

Monday-Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed
Call us directly for an appointment.

Online Appointment

Monday-Sunday: 24/7

Therapy Session Hours

Monday-Saturday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday: Closed
Sessions by appointment only.

ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS

Education

  • PhD, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, United States, 2020
  • MS, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, United States, 2016
  • MA, Towson University, Towson, MD, United States, 2013

Other Qualifications

  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
  • Virtual Reality Therapy

Professional Societies

  • NASW membership since 2013
  • Graduation Cum Laude from University of Southern California
  • Psychology Today membership [Profile]

EXPERTISE

  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men’s Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women’s Issues

MENTAL HEALTH

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Trauma

SEXUALITY

  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

CLIENT FOCUS

  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

TREATMENT APPROACH

Types of Therapy

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused
  • Virtual Reality Therapy

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
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