• Shonda Layton, MS, LPCC-S

    Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
    Supervising Counselor


Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Supervising Counselor

M.S. Troy State University
B.S. Youngstown State University

Professional History
“Since 2004 I’ve worked as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor at PsyCare, currently providing Telehealth services out of the Liberty Clinic. I am also a Clinician, Trauma Specialist, and Member of the First Episode Psychosis Team at Alta Behavioral Healthcare, since 2011. Plus, I am a Behavioral Specialist and Mobile Therapist at Comprehensive Children and Family Services in Sharon, Pennsylvania. I began my career as a Clinician at Kids Counseling in Panama City, Florida, from 2000 to 2003.”


  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Strengthening families
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Diagnosis & treatment of mental health disorders

Professional Objectives
“I have over twenty years experience in the mental health field. My long work history has given me the opportunity to assist many different populations. I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and Strengthening Families Facilitator. My passion is assisting adolescents and adults in understanding their full academic and personal potential, helping them realize the impact of their past, and concentrating on their present opportunities and potential.”

Theoretical Orientation
“I have an eclectic approach to counseling, which includes but is not limited to: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Anger and Stress Management, Trauma Focused CBT, Reality Therapy, active listening, problem solving, and social skills building.”

Certificates/Special Training

  • Trauma Certification
  • Behavioral Specialist
  • Strengthening Families, Group Certification