Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
Shannon Goecke-Watson, PsyD, LP owns SGW Psychological Services LLC and is an active member of the Minnesota Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, and the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. She obtained both her Master Degree and Doctorate Degree in Counseling Psychology from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Prior to entering the mental health field, Shannon worked as an advocate at a local domestic violence shelter. Because of this experience, coupled with her classroom knowledge and training experiences she received while obtaining her degrees, she has a strong background in treating domestic violence, sexual violence, and other forms of trauma. In addition, she has a background of working with individuals who have been civilly committed for mental illness, working in multiple medical settings, and collaborating on multidisciplinary teams.
Shannon thoroughly enjoys providing community trainings. She has presented trainings to lawyers, individuals working to obtain meditation certification, domestic violence shelter advocates, and members of the mental health treatment community. In addition, she taught a class on trauma for Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and continues to guest lecture for the University.