Shannon Thomas, LCSW is the international best-selling author of Healing from Hidden Abuse: A Journey Through the Stages of Recovery from Psychological Abuse and Exposing Financial Abuse: When Money is a Weapon. Shannon is the owner/lead therapist of award-winning counselling practice and co-founder of the nonprofit, Keep Dreaming Big Project. As a leading certified trauma therapist, Shannon is one of the few in the field to bridge the gap between pop culture and clinical advice.
Shannon has been featured in top media outlets including Business Insider, Yahoo!, Yahoo! Finance, Teen Vogue, Reader’s Digest, Elite Daily, Bustle, and Romper. Her first book, Healing from Hidden Abuse, has been published in multiple languages and serves as a road map for book studies and host groups in eleven countries. Shannon also coined the ‘Six Stages of Healing from Hidden Abuse’ model, which has favourable reviews and high applause from readers and medical professionals around the world.
Shannon understands the need to be an overcomer in life. Life has thrown some interesting twists and turns along her path. She strongly believes in the power of living to our fullest potential, having the ability to pull our big girl panties up and keep moving forward. No matter where we might find ourselves, we can make slow steady changes that will add up and get us pointed in a new and healthier life direction.