Dr. Shannon South

Inspirational Speaker & Trainer

“Funny and insightful.”
“Warm and interactive.”
“Heart opening and wise.”

Dr. Shannon South has been an inspirational speaker and trainer for over 20 years. She leads workshops and trainings at Domestic Violence conferences, Hospital Chaplain Grand rounds, Employee Orientations, local and statewide businesses, churches and inspirational festivals on a wide range of topics.

"This training was exceptional. Dr. Shannon was at ease and created an atmosphere of openness and authenticity. I liked the interactive nature and the materials. Thank you for an inspirational day - on a personal and professional level."
- Chaplain Sheree Jones

Transpersonal Psychologist, inspirational speaker & authorDr. Shannon South

Speaking Topics

  • Ignite! Turn off the Chaos, Turn on the Joy
  • Transpersonal Psychology: Moving Clients from Trauma to Self-Actualization and Joy
  • 3 Steps to Raise Your Joy IQ
  • 10 Keys to Increase Joy, Reduce Stress and Supercharge Your Life
  • Responding vs. Reacting to Life: An Empowerment Approach to ANY aspect of your life
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
  • Your Inner Counselor: A Map to your Emotional Freedom
  • Love Thyself: How to Caretake the Caretaker
  • Breaking Free from the Cycle of Shame
  • Breaking Free From the Cycle of Depression and Fear
  • Healing the Inner Split Associated with Trauma
  • Self-Love and Trauma: The Path to Becoming Whole Again
  • Goal Setting: Making Your Passions (instead of perfections) Work For You
  • Love Wisdom: A Soul’s Journey to Wellness
  • Healing From Codependency: A mind-body- spirit approach
  • How to Create a Healthy Family System- and have a great time at it!
  • Spirituality 101: Ways to Access Your Spirit and Rejuvenate
  • Goal Setting and more.....
Elizabeth Garzarelli

"A Warm Interactive Style"

"Shannon has a warm, interactive style of presenting and an ability to clearly convey to her listeners material that opens their minds and hearts."

- Elizabeth, Executive Recruiter

Rev Christy Snow

"Dr. Shannon... uplifts and inspires"

"Dr. Shannon South is the epitome of love and joy. She is an enthusiastic and clear teacher who uplifts and inspires others to live from their joy center AND create a life that reflects the love, peace and joy we are all deserving and capable of."

- Rev. Christy Snow

Upcoming Events

Healing From Codependency: A Mind-Body-Spirit Approach
October 15th, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time (online event)

Live Webinar training: Sunday, October 15, 2017 @ 3:30-5:30 pm ET.

Codependency is not something you heal from and are forever done with, but you can enjoy yourself, your life, and your relationships. The key to overcoming codependency is relaxing and building a loving relationship with yourself.

Participants will receive 2 CE hour credits approved by NAADAC #139138 & NBCC # 6703.  NCSAPPB accepts NAADAC training.

Cost: $ 27

Register Here


Advanced Transpersonal Psychology: Moving Clients from Trauma to Self-Actualization and Joy.

2-day live workshop:
December 9 and 10th, 2017 Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC).
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Sunday 8:30 am - 2:45 pm.
121 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville, NC.

Cost: $199 (discounts available)

Download PDF for Complete Details & Registration Form


Radiate Joy! Sol Camp for Adults
Coming again in 2018. Dates TBA.

"I loved everything about Dr. Shannon’s training! It was very different than usual seminars."

"Great training! The information was extremely helpful. I loved the dancing/movement, quotes and the Inner Counselor Process. Shannon is an energetic and knowledgeable trainer."

"Loved this workshop! The role play/processing was very powerful and helped me get a better understanding of the steps."

- Jeree Current, Licensed Professional Counselor

"I enjoyed your attitude, energy and humor! Thank you. Loved the dancing, connecting with other professionals and observing the Inner Counselor process."

"Shannon is an excellent teacher, especially of complex material! (heart heart) Great job!"

"Loved the energy and I’m looking forward to using the techniques I learned today with clients! Thank you for a fantastic day."
- Jennifer Kristie Sessoms

"I loved the depth and integration of spirituality and psychology. Very inspirational, practical and useful- I appreciate how we were given great tools and that the whole self was used throughout the day."

"The most helpful aspects of the training were the Meditations, the Joy Team exercise, the Inner Counselor demo and a close up look at this process."
- David Plank, Psychotherapist

Dr. Shannon South in the Media

BELOW: Kristen Sunata Walker from Mental Health News Radio interviews Dr. Shannon South on "From Trauma to Joy".

BELOW: Dr. Shannon South interviews Chris Attwood, NY Times bestselling co-author of "The Passion Test". Find the connection between passion and joy here!

What participants have to say about Dr. Shannon’s speaking and training

Shannon is an excellent teacher, especially of complex material! (heart heart) Great job!

I enjoyed your attitude, energy and humor! Thank you. Loved the dancing, connecting with other professionals and observing the Inner Counselor process.

Loved this workshop! The role play/processing was very powerful and helped me get a better understanding of the steps.
- Jeree Current, Licensed Professional Counselor

Great training! The information was extremely helpful. I loved the dancing/movement, quotes and the Inner Counselor Process. Shannon is an energetic and knowledgeable trainer.

I loved everything about Dr. Shannon’s training! It was very different than usual seminars.

This training was exceptional. Dr. Shannon was at ease and created an atmosphere of openness and authenticity. I liked the interactive nature and the materials. Thank you for an inspirational day - on a personal and professional level.
- Chaplain Sheree Jones

Loved the energy and I’m looking forward to using the techniques I learned today with clients! Thank you for a fantastic day.
- Jennifer Kristie Sessoms

I loved the depth and integration of spirituality and psychology. Very inspirational, practical and useful- I appreciate how we were given great tools and that the whole self was used throughout the day.

The most helpful aspects of the training were the Meditations, the Joy Team exercise, the Inner Counselor demo and a close up look at this process.
- David Plank, Psychotherapist

"I feel so grateful!"

"This training gave me a whole new way to work with myself! Thank you. I loved this."

"Thoughtful and very interactive"

"I can't wait to help clients access their higher selves within their lives"

"Great speaker and tons of helpful information"

"Great training! Thank you, thank you, thank you!"

"Excellent! Very rewarding!"

"Thank you. The course was wonderful!"

"Engaging and Practical. The presenter was interactive and very knowledgeable."