Shedrion Elom, BSW, MSW, ICADC-II
Name : Shedrion Elom, BSW, MSW, ICADC-II
Position : Primary Therapist
Hailing all the way from Southwest Atlanta, Georgia, Shedrion has a combined experience of almost a decade in the behavioral health field. She received her bachelor’s (2016) and master’s degree in Social Work with concentration in Clinical Social Work (2018) from Thee University by the Sea, Savannah State University. Shedrion has interned and worked at various levels care (being inpatient to outpatient) and in various capacities (being case manager, counselor, intake specialist, clinic manager, peer educator) of treatment. While working in a counseling capacity in medication-assisted treatment, she received her full certification as an internationally-certified master’s level alcohol and drug counselor (ICADC-II) from the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia and the Georgia International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium in 2022. Since 2014, Shedrion had been dedicated to bettering the lives of others, uniquely instilling hope unmatched to that of any other helping professional, pushing the bounds of typical behavioral health treatment and advocating for client needs to promote stability. She is also a strong advocate of self-care, creating a healthy balance and stress inoculation, so on the weekends, you can find her engaging in “Self-Care Saturday” such as, getting a massage, an outing with friends or family, playing with her dog, online shopping, getting a manicure, etc.
Shedrion believes that addictions and mental health challenges can be daunting, but you don’t have to face them alone. She is here to guide you through the journey of recovery, helping you reclaim your life, and find inner strength. Whether you’re struggling with substance abuse, anxiety, depression, or any other mental health issue, her goal is to prioritize your well-being and offer a comprehensive range of evidence-based therapies, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), strengths-based therapy, reality therapy, motivational interviewing (MI), solution-focused therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). She specializes in providing support and assistance to both young and older adults who are dealing with mental health challenges and addictive diseases. Together, we can find renewed hope and happiness. Let her help guide you towards a life of fulfillment, where you can thrive and live your best life.