Fallon Shields is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker who was pleased to become a part of Jonah Green and Associates, LLC in 2014. She is skilled at working with children and adolescents with a variety of emotional and behavioral challenges, including anxiety, social skills, emotion regulation, mood, and impulse control, and has experience working with children with developmental delay and disability. Committed to supporting families throughout the therapeutic process, Fallon is particularly skilled at assisting families on issues related to communication, conflict resolution, as well as separation and loss. She has particular training and expertise in working with young children and their families.
Fallon has experience providing therapy to children, teens, and families in both community and school settings. In her previous positions, Fallon provided individual and family therapy at College Park Youth & Family Services in College Park, MD, and she facilitated therapeutic groups for families through the YMCA Silver Spring Youth Services in Silver Spring, MD.
Approach to Therapy
Fallon approaches her work with clients by creating a supportive environment in which they feel comfortable to express themselves and work towards positive change. She strives to help families communicate more effectively and increase cohesion while reinforcing their unique strengths. Fallon tailors her treatment to the needs of the client, and focuses on supporting parents throughout the therapeutic process. She has experience using a variety of treatment models and techniques, including: Child-centered Play Therapy; Filial Therapy, Theraplay, Sand Tray Therapy; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT); mindfulness; and Relationship Enhancement Therapy.
Fallon received a Masters in Social Work from Catholic University’s School of Social Service and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame. She also has advanced training in several therapeutic models, including Theraplay and Relationship Enhancement Therapy.
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