Trainings, Courses & Retreats

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"The most powerful thing I have ever done"

"Training with Dr. Shannon and learning this approach has been the most powerful thing I have ever done for my business, my life and my clients.”

- Amanda H, MS, NCC, LPCS, Raleigh, NC


Healing from Codependency: A Journey Home to the Self

Friday November 1st, 2019. 9:00am - 12:15pm

Training Details

Healing from Codependency: A Journey Home to the Self

Friday November 1, 2019. 9:00am - 12:15pm

3 contact hours total:

  • ​3 NBCC credit hours
  • NCSAPPB approved substance use specific (SS)
  • $40.00

Codependency is referred to as the "core addiction of all addictions", therefore, it is not

something you just heal from in an instant and are forever done with. You can, however, learn

to recover and create a new relationship with yourself and others that empowers and honors

the authentic YOU. One of the keys to overcoming codependency is learning where to let go

and when to step into your power. Come find out more ways to love YOU and help your clients.


  • Participants will understand what codependency is, its history and methods of treatment to
  • free our clients and ourselves from this debilitating dis-ease.
  • How codependency affects relationships plus a healthy relationship model will be covered.
  • Ways to get to the core wounds and create a healthy sense of self are addressed.
  • A psycho-spiritual model will be shared that gets to the core issues such as shame, fear,
  • empowerment and self-love (or lack of these) and how to work with these in clients.
  • Pathways to identifying and healing ourselves and our clients from this “compulsive
  • behavior” will be explored and participants will leave with ideas on how to do this with their
  • clients.

Snacks, coffee, tea, and water served!​​

We look forward to seeing you there!


Embracing Body, Mind and Spirit in Psychotherapy: Accessing 3 Levels of Consciousness

Feb 7, 2020

Training Details


It is a well-known fact in psychotherapy that clients’ cognitive and emotional associations (symbolic connections) can either enhance or inhibit therapeutic progress.

What if: Instead of simply helping traumatized clients return to their previous level of functioning, you could simultaneously help them identify, awaken and activate their highest potential?

What if: You could easily help clients see the “upside” and the “downside” of repetition compulsion, and quickly break old destructive survival patterns to unlock and expand their options for living the life they really want?

Join Dr. Shannon South for a fresh look at techniques to heal trauma, as she draws wisdom from multiple areas of counseling psychology to awaken human potential and fast-forward healing.


Healing Sexual Trauma: A Psycho-Spiritual Approach

Feb 10, 2020

Training Details


Sexual trauma is more rampant than we ever imagined. This epidemic has created silence and anxiety in even the most “powerful” women and men in our culture and often increased the shame, guilt and feelings of unworthiness experienced by many victims who have survived this type of trauma. The good news is that the silence is breaking, perpetrators are being held accountable, and there is a strong movement towards wholeness, healing, and respect for those who have been victimized. This seminar is designed to help therapists more deeply understand the “inner split” created by sexual trauma and to learn effective client-focused spiritual/psychological approaches to help heal the split.

Join Dr. Shannon South and explore truly meaningful methods that capitalize on your clients’ strengths, empower them in healing, and assist them as they move away from the victim stage of healing and on to victory.

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3 Secrets to Creating a Joy-filled, Soul Based Practice

Discover how to have more energy, power and lasting transformation with your clients

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

"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

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

"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

"Shannon, as the Professional Development Committee Chair for LPCANC, please accept an enthusiastic round of kudos for your presentation today!  Your approach to psychotherapeutic healing should be required course material in every university counselor training program.  I shall certainly let the LPCANC Board know about your excellent presentation.’

-Dwaine P., LPC