Provides online counseling through the BetterHelp

Shawn Mcgivern

  • Massachusetts, United States
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Career difficulties
  • Coaching
  • Information updated 1 week ago

Services offered

  • Video
  • Phone
  • Messaging


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About me

Greetings! My name is Shawn McGivern. I am a licensed therapist in Massachusetts with 20+ years helping individuals and couples work through grief, loss, trauma, anxiety, depression,,co-dependence, parenting, couples and family conflict, and suffering related to gender, race, ethnicity, ageing, sexual identity–And – from young adulthood through retirement -adjustment to life transitions. I particularly enjoy working with couples who ,with new commuinication skills may discover and experience the love they truly want. My style is typically open, warm, empathic, compassionate, curious, humorous, and down-to-earth. With attention to your particular age, culture, values, beliefs, personality style and goals , I offer interventions from various modalities including Humanistic, Existential, Psychoanalytic, Focusing Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavior, Jungian, and Drama Therapy, all of which I am happy to discuss with you. Background Information In addition to private practice, I have served as a counselor and clinical supervisor at The Massachusetts College of Art and ,for 14 years , taught Psychology and Writing at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. ‘ I completed post-graduate training in Existential Therapy, hold a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University, a B.A. in English Literature from Boston College, attended Boston Conservatory of Music for training in classical voice and studied Shambala Writing Meditation at Naropa Institute. I welcome clients of all ages, cultures, religious and spiritual practices, and gender identification and sexual orientation.
  • 1912585993

License information

License: LMHC


License number: 6656

Expires at 2025-12-31

Professional experience

Focus and Specialization Areas

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Welcoming international clients?



  • English

Shawn Mcgivern's location

  • Massachusetts, United States

Shawn Mcgivern's years in practice

  • 27 years in practice

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