About

Shannon Marone, LPC, ATR

I have been working in the field of art therapy and counseling for over five years. I have recently started my private practice in order to fulfill my dream of helping others find deeper connection and meaning in life through art-making and reconnection with the natural environment.

 

At a young age I found that art was a way I could express myself freely. It served as a way to communicate when words failed. I continue to create my own art as a way to stay connected with my soul self and to help guide me as I work with others.

I am a lover of animals and nature, feeling most at home and at peace when I am outdoors among wildlife. I have recently become a Wild Woman Project Circle Leader in order to help women reconnect with their ancient, divine, wild selves and to build a community of sisterhood. In my quest toward helping women, I have also recently begun my journey to becoming a DONA certified birth doula. 

I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor & Registered Art Therapist

  • Women's Issues

  • Spirituality

  • Eating Disorders

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Life Transitions

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Grief and Loss

  • Infertility

  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum

  • Stress Management

  • Coping Skills

  • Relationship Issues

  • Identity Exploration

Areas of Experience

I specialize in working with adults struggling with body image, self-esteem, and eating disorders, including Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder. I offer guidance in healing from trauma with care to create a sense of safety within our sessions. Exploration of spirituality and identity is welcomed.

In 2015, I presented on eco-art therapy at the American Art Therapy Association's (AATA) national conference. I have since presented in Massachusetts

and Connecticut on the treatment of eating disorders focusing on the use of Art Therapy, LGBTQ considerations, and Binge Eating Disorder. 

Qualifications

MA in Art Therapy and Counseling

Albertus Magnus College

Licensed Professional Counselor

License No. 46.003268

Registered Art Therapist

No. 15-164

Certified Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor

Certified SMART Recovery Counselor

Wild Woman Project Circle Leader

Reiki Practitioner

Birth Doula, in training

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