MSc, MA, BA (Hons)
Director | Clinical Psychologist
Shannon Seymour is our Founding Director and a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of clinical experience. She holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology, Masters in Infant Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities and is nearing the home stretch of her bucket list PhD 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 diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, including ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities and Social Communication Disorder. She is trained in the diagnosis and family based treatment of anxiety disorders and OCD as a Certified SPACE therapist. She has extensive clinical experience with adolescent and adult mental health, trauma, mood disorders and maternal mental health and parenting. She is an endorsed Reflective Supervisor and advocate of community inclusion.
She has a passion for community services and in 2002 was a founding board member of the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, and served as Vice-Chairperson of the board until 2008. Shannon is the co-founder of the Cayman Islands Psychological Association and a strong advocate for racially and culturally informed care and believes local Caymanian psychology requires mental health professionals to strive for the ethical exploration of culture, race, bias and privileges in the context of mental health care systems.
From 2010 – 2018 Shannon served as on Academy Sports Club’s Board of Directors and held the position of Child Safeguarding Officer. In 2013 she started Football4All, a partnership between The Wellness Centre and Academy Sports Club to promote inclusive opportunities for football for children with autism and related disabilities.
Since 2004 The Wellness Centre has provided comprehensive outpatient psychology, mental health, developmental support services, corporate wellness and training and consultation services.
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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