Mental Health Private Practice
Now Accepting Children & Adult Clients In The State of Texas
We do not prescribe medications. Clients who require medication in addition to Counseling/Therapy are referred to an appropriate prescribing physician.
Motivational Interview Certification
Clinically Supervised provided by:
Sarah Kincheloe, LCSW-S
Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board-Approved Supervisor
Don't Forget Your Resources:
Travis Country MHMR
If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis, call Travis Country MHMR 24/7 at 512.472.HELP (4357). Press 1 for English, then 1 for mental health crisis support. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call 800-273-TALK (8255)
If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800.273.TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.
Text NAMI to 741-741
Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.
Texas Abuse/Neglect Hotline
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Adoption Month
November Every Year
Dr. Shavon Mariah Brooks, LMSW, HS-BCP, CAMS II started Shavon Mariah Social Services,P.A, and Shavon Mariah Social Services luggage Foundation - 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization in 2020. She is a Licensed Texas Behavioral Health Social Worker/Psychotherapist, Board Certified Human Service Practitioner, National Certified Anger Management Specialist II, State of Texas Relator and Author. She has completed her PHD in Medical Social Work and defended her dissertation on the, Adolescent's Perspective on Social Media Contributing to Suicidal Ideations and Attempts. She is currently being Clinically Supervised by Sarah Kincheloe, LCSW-S, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board-Approved Supervisor, on completing her 3,000 hours towards obtaining her LCSW. She was born in San Jose, California and raised in Northern California. She relocated to Austin, Texas to further her education.
Her experience started in the social work field for 10 plus years, working and volunteering at various children shelters during undergrad, Psychiatric Behavioral Health Hospital and employed with Child Protective Services. She is currently working as a Medical Behavioral Health Social Worker/Therapist in the surrounding Austin Area. She completed her Masters in Advance Clinical Social Work and her internship as a Clinical Social Worker at an acute Psychiatric Behavioral health hospital in Austin, Texas. She has conducted educational and processing groups at the Psychiatric Behavioral Health Hospital individual and family sessions with children and adults as well as currently completing intake and follow-up assessments, discharges and establishing community resources for clients as an in office and field Behavioral Health Social Worker.
It's More then just a name its about the experience and education behind it
Licenses And Certifications
Motivational Interview Certification
National Child Traumatic Stress Network- Trauma and Resilience in Children
Master's Degree in Advance Clinical Social Work from Barbara Solomon School of Social Work and Human Services from Walden University
Bachelor's of Sociology with a Minor in Psychology from Huston-Tillotson University
Associates of Teaching 8-12th Grade from Austin Community College
Real EstateU -In the State Of Texas for Real Estate
Honors and Memberships
NOHS- National Organization for Human Services
National Organization for Human Services Honor Society
Level TUA- Alpha Chi Member
International Honor Society in Social Sciences Bachelors Level Pi Gamma Mu Member
Austin Board of REALTORS®,
Texas Association of REALTORS®,
Williamson Country Association of REALTORS®
Benefits Of A Social Worker
Impact on Society
A Licensed Social Worker can impact society powerfully and in many different ways. Here are just a few examples of the impact a Licensed Social Worker can have on their community.
•Increase in student graduation rate
•Decrease in juvenile crime rate
•Decrease in domestic violence rates
•Increase in Empowerment and Mental Health Wellness
•Increase Positive impacts on community
Impact on the Family
A Licensed Social Worker can help families in many different ways. They can help families to create safety plans to keep children and individuals safe. Education, resources and support to help decrease the fear of the unknown. Provide positive coping skills which are used to improve an positive outlook that will impact an individual and their family. These are just a handful of the ways a Licensed Social worker can have an immense impact on the quality of life for families because you are not alone.
Impact on the Individual
In the context of mental health counseling, a Licensed Social Worker can have a huge impact on the individual. During the course of their treatment a client can begin to understand, resolve and heal from incredible traumas they have experienced during their lives. A Licensed Social Worker can help become an advocate for children and adults. With the help of the LMSW, individuals can begin to express their needs in a healthy way and receive the attention they need to succeed. The impact on the individual can be profound when they work with a Licensed Social Worker.
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