Shanna M Williams
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Shanna M Williams

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Master of Education, MEd
Pennsylvania Accepting Online
Updated September 28, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
  • Trauma
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • Mood disorders

Professional statement

Shanna M. Williams, LCSW, MEd is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, trained Doula and Certified Lactation Counselor. Her practice integrates her knowledge areas to serve as a safe space for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss and are currently pregnant or parenting a baby born after a loss experience. Shanna utilizes personal and professional experiences with pregnancy after loss serves to guide families through a peaceful subsequent pregnancy experience.

Shanna’s practice, S.W. Doula, LLC centers the needs of Black families by providing individualized, holistic, evidence based approaches to heal mind, body and spirit on the journey of pregnancy after loss. The support provided creates a safe space to make sense of the past, find peace in the present and increase your confidence for the future.

As a virtual practice serving the Greater Philadelphia region, S.W. Doula, LLC welcomes new clients. Clients can expect to gain the knowledge, strength and skills to navigate their pregnancy & postpartum experience, while strengthening their relationship with their baby and loved ones.


Message to clients

You are pregnant again, but the excitement isn’t there. Stressors keep coming up. The thought of announcing your pregnancy and each new pregnancy symptom brings anxiety. You can’t help but wonder what will happen if you lose this baby too. It feels as if no one seems to understand. I know you are wondering if you will be able to bring this baby home to stay. You wonder if you can trust yourself, your pregnancy care provider and your body to protect this baby after what happened last time. I understand the anxiety, fear and isolation of pregnancy after loss. If you are ready to experience more peace and joy during this pregnancy, connect with me today so we can walk this journey together. You can anticipate my full attention and support as I weave together my personal and professional knowledge as a loss survivor, Doula and Trauma therapist to lead you through easing the tension in your mind, body, spirit and relationships. I am looking forward to to connecting with you.


Specialties

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples

Insurance

Shanna Williams is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $120 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Pennsylvania)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 10-6pm
  • Wed 10-6pm
  • Thu 10-6pm
  • Fri By appointment
  • Sat By appointment
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 11 years

Widener University , Adjunct Professor , 2016 - Present
Widener University , Director of Social Work Counseling Services, 2016 - 2021
Holcomb Behavioral Health, Family & Individual Therapist, 2010 - 2015

Widener University , MSW, 2010
Widener University , MEd, Human Sexuality Studies, 2010
Widener University , BSW, 2006


Licensure

Pennsylvania: CW017864


Languages

English