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Healing through the power of choice

We are not currently accepting New Clients. We do have a waitlist available.

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Meet Shawnnell

Licensed Professional Counselor

Your Keeping it Real Accountability Partner

Shawnnell has a passion for serving those in need and has done so by being an active part of programs that feed the homeless, being a foster/adoptive parent, and providing emotional support and sincere care for many children.


Shawnnell is eager to continuing healing the community and providing counseling to those who are chronically underserved.

Shawnnell is a Masters Level Mental Health Professional. She graduated Valedictorian from Francis T. Nicholls in 1990. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Louisiana State University and her Masters of Arts Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.


Shawnnell is currently licensed as a Professional Counselor in Louisiana as well as Texas.

We Specialize in Providing Access to Mental Health Care for Marginalized and Disenfranchised Communities

Black Community and other POC/BIPOC




Couples &



Mental Health Therapy

& Life Coaching



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Foster & Adoption

Mental Wellnes

The Journey Towards Mental Health Begins on the Path of Healing and Self-Care.

Begin Your Journey Today.

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"Shawnnell is so flexible. She makes it possible for me to get the help I need on a schedule that works for me. She even comes to my home!!!

- C.Burnett

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"When I am in crisis, Shawnnell and Choosing Empowerment have been there for me consistently."

- M. jones

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"Shawnnell can help you sort it all out! Everything from budgeting to self-care. She can help you to rebuild your spirit and maintain your gains. 

- R. Perez

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Empowering people to make positive choices to achieve the healing you need to become the best you.  


We work with individuals, couples, and families in your journey to mental and emotional wellness.

We are currently unable to accept new clients.

If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please complete the contact form and you will receive an email with a link to do so. Thank you for Choosing Us!

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