Shauna Pilloff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with nearly 15 years of experience providing mental health services to diverse populations. Her practice is in Long Beach, California, and she provides online counseling services to clients in Orange County and throughout the state of California. She provides counseling services to moms, children, teenagers and young adults. Mrs. Pilloff specializes in anxiety counseling and enjoys providing counseling to both moms managing a divorce as well as children and teens who are being impacted by their parents’ divorce. Mrs. Pilloff has a collaborative, down-to-earth and compassionate style. She uses a variety of modalities, tailoring them to her clients’ unique situation, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Exposure therapy, Mindfulness, Trauma-Informed, Solution-Focused and Play-Based approaches while encouraging a meaningful exploration for growth and wellness.
In addition to her private practice, Mrs. Pilloff has experience working in a variety of settings. She has 9 years of experience providing mental health services in elementary, middle and high schools as a School Social Worker. She has also provided psychotherapy to adults, children, teens and parents in mental health clinics in Los Angeles and New York City.
Mrs. Pilloff has some unique credentials, trainings, certifications and personal experiences that make her one-of-a-kind. She has a double Pupil Personnel Services Credential in both School Social Work and School Counseling with an understanding of the intersection between academics and mental health in schools. She also has her national certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) for children and teens and training in Prolonged Exposure, a trauma treatment for adults. Additionally, prior to COVID-19, Mrs. Pilloff was already providing online counseling to kids, teens and their parents as a contractor for online schools and has experience utilizing interactive virtual play, games, art and activities to engage and treat teens and children. Furthermore, she is certified as a Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional and as a Clinical Telemental Health Provider. Lastly, her work is inspired by being a mom of two young kids, and she addresses parenting challenges from an attachment-based perspective.
Mrs. Pilloff is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the California School Social Workers Association. She received her Masters in Social Work from University of Southern California.
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Mrs. Pilloff is committed to providing support to you and/or your child through her passion and understanding about the unique struggles that divorce families face. You can schedule a free 15 minute consultation to discuss how she can help you and/or your child manage the stress related to divorce and family changes.
Shauna Pilloff, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker
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