Shannon Seymour, PhD, Director The Wellness Centre
Dr. Shannon Seymour is a clinical and developmental psychologist with over 25 years of clinical experience. She earned a PhD in Psychology, with an emphasis on Infant Mental Health. She also has a Masters in Clinical Psychology, a Masters in Developmental Disabilities and a Bachelors (Honors) in Psychology. She is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association and a Registered Psychologist with the Council for Professionals Allied with Medicine in the Cayman Islands.
She has extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, including Autism, ADHD and Social Communication Disorder. She is trained in multiple clinical modalities for the treatment of mental illness including EMDR, CBT, ACT and she is a Certified SPACE therapist. SPACE is an attachment based treatment of anxiety disorders and OCD in children. She is an endorsed Reflective Supervisor and a strong community advocate for mental health awareness.
She has a passion for community development as evidenced by a history of volunteerism and service. In 2002 was a founding board member of the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, and served as Vice-Chairperson of the board until 2008. She served from 2010 – 2018 on Academy Sports Club’s Board of Directors where she held the position of Child Safeguarding Officer, and she currently serves as a Director of Big Brother Big Sister, and a Co-Founding Director of the Cayman Islands Psychological Association.
Dr. Seymour founded The Wellness Centre in 2004 out of a passion for responsive community based mental health treatment. As Director she leads a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, mental health therapists, developmental and behavioural specialists and is proud of the many ways in which The Wellness Centre contributes to the development of the Cayman Islands community.
ESDM: Early Start Denver Model Certified Therapist
SPACE: Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions
ZeroToThree: The Growing BrainTM Certified Trainer
DarknessToLight: Certified Trainer
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