Last edited 10/18/2023

Shannon Baynai LMSW-C

She / Her / Hers

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Shannon Baynai Licensed Master’s Social Worker - Clinical

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Wednesdayfrom 12:00 PM to 07:00 PM

What does a first session with you look like?

In the first session, we'll cover practice policies and consents and we will complete a biopsychosocial assessment, which is a collection of background information. The structured format takes the pressure off a client coming into therapy for the first time and who may be unsure how to begin or where to start. Through these objectives, the client is able to get a feel for my personality and how I operate in order to determine whether or not we will be a good fit to move forward.

How do you determine therapy goals with clients? What does that process look like?

I allow my clients to tell me what they need, but there are times, however, when it can be difficult for a client to express what it is that they want. In these instances, I like to explore what their ideal-self looks like and identify behavioral shifts we can make to grow into this version of ourselves. From there, we can also identify any underlying cognitive processes that are making these behavioral changes difficult and work toward defusing from these unhelpful thoughts.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

My approach to therapy is to create a safe, validating space for all individuals. The feedback from clients I hear time and time again is that they want a therapist who is going to listen and not judge them. With me, you'll have that. I subscribe to a person-centered framework, which means you can count on empathy, understanding, and genuine interactions in our sessions. I act as a facilitator to your self-discovery.








Other Identities





Relationship Issues

Life transitions


General Expertise



Communication issues

Identity development

Transition to new parenthood

Women's issues

Coping Skills

Peer Relationships

In-Network Insurance

UnitedHealthCare (UHC)

Blue Care Network

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan


First Session$225
Individual Therapy$130

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy


Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Strength Based Therapy

Humanistic Therapy

Transpersonal Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Motivational Interviewing

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Compassion-Focused Therapy


  • Michigan, Licensed Master’s Social Worker - Clinical, 6801109546


Wayne State University, Master of Social Work, Clinical Social Work, 2018

Michigan State University, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2012

Online Therapy

Office at 100 Maple St, Wyandotte, MI

Frequently Asked Questions About Shannon Baynai, LMSW-C

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Shannon Baynai, LMSW-C, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Shannon Baynai accepting new clients?

Yes, Shannon Baynai is accepting new clients for online therapy in Michigan and in-person appointments at 100 Maple St, Wyandotte, MI, 48192.

Does Shannon Baynai accept insurance?

Yes, Shannon Baynai accepts insurance, including Blue Care Network, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and UnitedHealthCare (UHC).

What types of therapy does Shannon Baynai offer?

Shannon Baynai offers therapy for individuals.

Does Shannon Baynai offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Shannon Baynai offers in-person appointments at 100 Maple St, Wyandotte, MI, 48192.

Does Shannon Baynai offer online therapy?

Yes, Shannon Baynai offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Michigan.

How quickly can I see Shannon Baynai?

Shannon Baynai typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Shannon Baynai speak?

Shannon Baynai conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Shannon Baynai online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Shannon Baynai online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.