A Note From Dr. Shainna
Congratulations on taking the first step in improving your mental health!
While we all have mental health, it is not uncommon to experience concerns that may affect your mental well-being. One in four individuals will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime. This can range from distracting to debilitating, yet you do not need to endure this process alone. I am passionate about helping individuals on their journey towards mental wellness. I utilize a strengths-based personalized approach that respect your individuality, autonomy, and aspirations. In this approach, we utilize a collaborative counseling strategies to empower you to integrate mental wellness into a happier, healthier, and more fulfilled life.
Integrated Counseling Solutions, LLC is a strengths-based mental health counseling
and consulting practice located in Downtown Orlando.
The practice is owned by Dr. Shainna Ali, a mental health clinician, educator, and advocate.
Dr. Shainna provides individual, family, and couples counseling to clients above the age of 14.
She is able to help with a variety of mental health concerns,
and most often assists clients living with anxiety and/or depression.
Primary areas of expertise include:
(1) identity and culture, (2) gender and sexuality, (3) self-love, (4) trauma, and (5) emotional intelligence.
Dr. Shainna utilizes a strengths-based tailored approach that focuses on growth, optimism, and the unique identity factors of each client. Therefore, each client will experience a unique method to honor their individuality and to meet their needs. Dr. Shainna employs an Existential foundation and incorporates Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused strategies, and creative counseling methods.
Integrated Counseling Solutions is owned by Dr. Shainna Ali, a mental health clinician, educator, and advocate. Dr. Shainna is passionate about helping integrate the importance of mental health in living a happier, healthier life.
Dr. Shainna is licensed mental health counselor, approved clinical supervisor, and nationally certified counselor. She has experience working with a broad spectrum of mental health concerns. Before beginning her practice, she worked at an intensive inpatient mental health hospital in which she provided crisis stabilization, short-term, and long-term inpatient mental health care to youth and adults. Additionally, she worked as a counselor and supervisor at a local outpatient counseling clinic.
When she isn't seeing clients, Dr. Shainna enjoys teaching future counselors. She has experience with a variety of courses, with her favorites being multicultural counseling, human sexuality, and counseling techniques. As a counselor educator, Dr. Shainna is actively engaged with best practices in the counseling field and utilizes this current knowledge in her counseling sessions.
Dr. Shainna is passionate about spreading mental health awareness beyond the classroom as well. She has been featured as a mental health expert in a variety of outlets such as NPR, Business Insider, Yahoo, and Bustle. She has recently authored The Self-Love Workbook and is an active blog contributor for organizations such as Psychology Today, The National Alliance on Mental Illness, and The American Counseling Association.
As a consultant, Dr. Shainna also enjoys the opportunity to help others expand their mental health knowledge. She is able to provide a variety of specialized services such as individual consultation, tailored group lessons, educational workshops, engaging presentations, and speaking engagements.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
-Victor E. Frankl
120 E. Robinson St.
Orlando, Florida 32801