Shannon Anderson

Shannon Anderson

Professions: Counselor, Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Healthlink
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Health Care
  • ValueOptions
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2909 Independence St
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
400 N. Washington Street
Suite 229
Farmington, Missouri 63640

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My Approach to Helping

Specializing in Child, Adolescent & Family Counseling. Is your child or teen struggling with Defiance or challenges at home or school related to Attention-DeficitHyperactivity Disorder? Or maybe paralyzed by symptoms of anxiety or depression? Or do you, as a well intentioned parent, feel like your family is falling apart before your eyes thanks to poor communication or ineffective discipline methods?

More Info About My Practice

How can counseling help? You're probably wondering how counseling can help your child or family. One important consideration is the use of Evidence-Based Treatments. These treatments have been proven to provide the best possible results for a given treatment need. I rely on Evidence-Based Treatments whenever possible so your child and family get the fastest, longest lasting results possible! I also offer convenient after school and weekend appointments for busy families. And I am an In-Network Provider with most local insurance plans.

What results do children and families typically see after deciding to begin counseling? Past clients report vastly improved communication skills, stronger family relationships, more positive parent-child interactions, less defiant behaviors, reduced anxiety, and much more! Stop struggling as a frustrated parent and call today to begin your journey to a brighter, more positive future for your child and family!

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I specialize in working with Children, Adolescents & Families. My areas of focus include Child and Adolescent DefianceOppositional Defiant Disorder, Attention-DeficitHyperactivity Disorder & Child and Adolescent Anxiety and Depression. I use Evidence-Based Treatments so your child and family will receive the fastest, longest lasting results possible.

On the Fence About Going to Therapy?

For anyone not 100% sure about starting therapy, I offer a Free 20 Minute Consultation to discuss how therapy can help your child and family and to help you decide if my services are a good fit.

Services I Provide

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens


  • English

Groups I Work With

    ChildTeen Defiant Behavior, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Attention-DeficitHyperactivity Disorder, ChildTeen Anxiety, Separation Anxiety, ChildTeen Depression

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Bullying
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Isolation
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

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