Thanks for checking out Jessica Zimmerman’s Better Sex podcast and the Sex Positivity episode featuring me, Heather Shannon, LCPC, CST! I’m excited you wanted to learn more about sex positivity.

Check out more sex positive content from Heather!

Applying Mindfulness to Sex Addiction

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Health Benefits of Orgasms

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Heather Shannon, LCPC - Sex-Positive Psychotherapist

About Heather

I am passionate about helping you have an amazing relationship to your own sexuality and a healthy intimate connection with your partners. I use a holistic approach including mindfulness, visualizations, educational materials, communication exercises, positive psychology and Internal Family Systems. I’m pretty obsessed with learning more and am committed to participating in in-depth professional development programs every year. I’m an active participant in my professional communities and if I don’t have your answers, I’ll find them for you. Currently, I’m a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors & Therapists (AASECT). Check out my qualifications below!

  • Masters in Counseling from Loyola University Chicago
  • Current Licensed Clinical Professional Counseling in Illinois (since 2011)
  • Has helped hundreds of clients in private practice
  • Certified Holistic Health Coach from Institute for Integrative Nutrition
  • Completed Levels 1 & 2 of Gottman Couples Counseling Training
  • Authorized as Shambhala Guide to give meditation instruction
  • Sexual Health Certificate in Sex Therapy & Sexuality Education from University of Michigan
  • AASECT Certified Sex Therapist


Interested in working with Heather?