About Me

Petronellah Thomas-Shanobi has been working in the counseling field since 2002. She has worked in a variety of treatment modalities as a counselor, clinical Mental Health Nurse, mentor, and consultant. 

She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor  (LPCC), Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor intern, she is Certified in Problem Gambling and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.


Mrs. Thomas-Shanobi holds a master’s Mental Health Science Degree from Flinders University, South Australia and an Associate degree in Mental Health Nursing from Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom.
 

Specialties

Mrs. Thomas-Shanobi specializes in the treatment of addiction, anger/rage disorders, problem gambling, personality disorders, stress management, anxiety, and depression.  

From homeless shelter to business owner

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JFCS Career Services helps Petra get back on her feet and start her own counseling practice

 Before moving to the U.S., Petra had a degree in mental health nursing and an established clinical services career in England, Ireland and Australia. However, now ...

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