Dr. Shamyka Sutton
I work with each person through a holistic and integrative lense. Whether I am completing an evaluation or providing therapy, it is not one size fits all. I take a lot of pride when a client tells me, “you’re not like my other therapist.” I’ve heard all sorts of reasons I’m not like others. Most often, I hear appreciation about my ability to validate and push for change at the same time. I provide individual and group therapy; working with older teenage and adult men and women. I also provide evaluation services in various areas, such as behavioral, emotional, personality, cognitive, sexual, and memory domains.
I have specialized training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, & Cognitive Behavior Therapy. When working with clients, I integrate a variety of therapeutic methods that fit their needs. I also have specialized training in forensic evaluations including but not limited to competency, malingering, and sexually violent predator.
I strongly believe in an active listening approach to therapy. You are the expert of you & I am the expert of my craft. We work as a team to find ways for you to live a life worth living for you. When evaluating I use tools suited to inform & educate, while following local statutes and adhering to current standards.