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Devynn Shook, LMFTA

Devynn Shook, LMFTA, is a Licensed Master’s Family Therapist who received a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fairfield University. She also graduated from UCONN with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a minor in Human Development and Family Studies. Devynn has experience working with clients within a wide age range, starting from ages 6 years old to older adults. She especially enjoys working with individuals, families, and those seeking parenting guidance and support. In particular, Devynn works with various experiences, such as depression, anxiety, life transitions and stress, family conflict, parenting support, postpartum symptoms, trauma, ADHD, school behavior issues, and insomnia.

Devynn believes each individual and family offers their own strengths and capabilities that are resourceful to achieve their goals. She emphasizes these strengths by listening to each person’s unique experience and encourages multiple viewpoints to be explored in the therapeutic process. Devynn enjoys working with patients across the lifespan, including providing support to children, as well as to their parents, to create a stronger family connection with open, warm communication and understanding. Devynn aims to create an open, accepting, and compassionate atmosphere for all clients. Devynn believes in utilizing a balance of allowing humor and playfulness when appropriate, as well as inviting vulnerable and difficult conversations into the therapy room. When working with parents and children, Devynn emphasizes the empowerment of each parent, while maintaining a safe and at times, playful environment for children to feel comfortable.

Supervisor: Theresa Pennachio, License # 001877