Shannon Oliver-O’neil, LCSW

Telehealth Services in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

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Center for Growth | Philadelphia, PA

Individual, Couples and Sex Therapist| April 2016 – Present

  • Provided individual, couples and group therapy sessions focusing on sexual function, relationship health and grief.
  • Wrote weekly client-facing articles on issues of sexual dysfunction and compulsive behaviors.


Educational Theater Company at University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI | Assistant Director                     Aug 2014- Apr 2016

  • Created and implemented theater-based curriculum for student facilitators re: sexual assault prevention, anti-racist bystander intervention and survivor support.
  • Wrote and directed performances for Transfer Student Orientation programs, assisted in direction of Freshman Student Orientation and Change It Up Bystander Intervention performances.


Starfish Family Services Lifespan Clinic | Livonia, MI | Clinical Intern                                                                   Jan 2015- Jan 2016

  • Provided individual and family therapy sessions using CBT and TF-CBT modalities to youth and their parents
  • Conducted intake assessments for new clients and completed relevant CMH paperwork and referrals.


For Youth Inquiry (FYI) | Chicago, IL | Co-Founder, Program Director                                                                   Jun 2011 – Aug 2014

  • Created theater and visual arts curriculum for grades 6-12 addressing National Sexual Health Education topic areas such as biological development, emotional regulation, relationship and communication skills, and risk reduction.
  • Envisioned and implemented educational program strategies, structures and approach.
  • Sold and staffed FYI youth programs, handled client paperwork, collected and analyzed evaluation data.
  • Sought out community partnerships; increased youth served from 1,000 to 2,500 from 2012 to 2014.


Rape Victim Advocates | Chicago, IL | Medical Advocate                                                                                       Jul 2012 – Jul 2014

  • Provided crisis counseling to adult survivors of sexual assault during medical examinations. Utilized CBT and somatic techniques to combat flashbacks, panic attacks and other symptoms of trauma-related disorders.
  • Advocated for medical and legal rights of survivors pertaining to medical treatment and evidence collection.


NU Women’s Center| Evanston, IL | Peer Education Coordinator                                                                                   Jun 2011- 2013

  • Led support groups using theater therapy techniques to process and respond to gendered violence and oppression.
  • Facilitated student creation of peer education curriculum around gender identity and expression.
  • Coordinated and staffed peer education programs in campus residence halls and organizations.


Northwestern University| Evanston, IL | “Student Body” Sexual Assault Orientation Producer                        Apr 2011–Aug 2014

  • Provided trauma response training to all actors participating in performance portion of program.
  • Coordinated staffing and implementation of orientation programs, created and managed program budget.



Ag47 Girls Collective| Chicago, IL | Mentor                                                                                                                 Sept 2011- 2013

  • Facilitated artistic growth and self-expression for underserved girls ages 11-15 through visual art workshops.


After School Matters | Chicago, IL | Program Instructor                                                                                                              Aug 2011- Apr 2012

  • Worked with high school students to create and implement visual arts curriculum exploring loss, grief, and violence.




Clinical Scholars Award | University of Michigan

Dean’s Scholarship Award | University of Michigan

Deru Honors in Leadership | Northwestern University


EDUCATION       o                      


University of Michigan | Ann Arboy, MI | Certificate in Sex Therapy                                                                                          2016

University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI | MSW                                                                                                                                            2015

Northwestern University | Evanston, IL | BA: Gender Studies, Theater                                                                                                    2011