Shawna Benoit is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and a member of the Psychologists Association of Alberta.
Shawna has 14 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults in the area of psychological health and wellness. Her passion is working with children and their families to better understand strengths and challenges that play into the search for wellness. Shawna supports individuals, children and families in the areas of anxiety, depression, adjustment, loss/change, social skills, emotional development, regulation, behavior and parenting. She has extensive knowledge of social-emotional and behavioral intervention, training in play therapy and a love for skills training programs for parents and their children. Shawna’s clinical training is primarily based in cognitive behavioral therapy, however, she draws from a number of approaches including Solution-Focused Therapy, Play Therapy and Trauma-Informed Practice. Shawna also specializes in psychoeducational assessment of children with learning challenges, intellectual delays, emotional difficulties, behavioral difficulties and developmental delays.
In her free time she enjoys reading, horseback riding and being outdoors with her husband and two children.