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Meet Our Summer Contributor

Fear and AnxietyPerSpectives

Jennifer Shannon is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for anxiety. She has worked with children, teens and adults since 1985.

She is the author of Don’t Feed The Monkey Mind, The Anxiety Survival Guide For Teens, and The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens published by New Harbinger Press. She has just finished her fourth book, titled A Teens Guide to Getting Stuff Done, on procrastination. She speaks regularly at local and national conferences and has been featured on numerous radio shows, podcasts, and news media. She was the co-founder of the Santa Rosa Center for Cognitive Therapy.

She is a Certified Diplomat of The Academy of Cognitive Therapy , a graduate of the Behavioral Therapy Training Institute for OCD, and a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and the International OCD Foundation.

Come back later this summer to read Jennifer Shannon's article on our theme, Fear and Anxiety!