Last edited 03/01/2024

Shawanda Gayton LPC

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Shawanda Gayton Licensed Professional Counselor

General Office Hours

In Central Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sundayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

What does a first session with you look like?

The first session, as with all Thriveworks therapists, will involve talking through your needs and goals for therapy — whether those involve managing depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or another mental health challenge. This will enable you to receive the very best care, as a personalized treatment plan will then be developed for subsequent sessions. Thriveworks helps people live happier, more fulfilling lives. Clients are guided and supported as they work through their unique mental health challenges – and, along the way, shown the life-changing power of therapy.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including CBT / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems.

What should we know about your experiences and background?

Shawanda is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor in Louisiana with over 10 years of experience working as a mental health counselor. Shawanda has worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, anger management, behavioral issues, relationship issues, parenting problems, and relationship and family conflict. Shawanda completed her Master of Education in Counselor Education degree ta Southeastern Louisiana University. Her counseling style is warm and collaborative. Shawanda believes in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Shawanda's therapeutic approach combines cognitive-behavioral, Adlerian, humanistic, psychodynamic, interpersonal, and family counseling. Shawanda tailors your dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. No one is a better expert at YOUR LIFE than YOU; Shawanda feels her job is to offer you a different perspective in hopes that it will lead you to discover the best path for your life. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps toward change. If you are ready to take that step Shawanda is here to support and empower you. So let s get to work  schedule your appointment today.




General Expertise



Anger management


In-Network Insurance




Cigna EAP



First Session$200
Individual Therapy$170
Marriage & Couples Counseling$170
Family Therapy$170
Group Therapy$170

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Group Therapy


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Eclectic Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Adlerian Therapy


  • Louisiana, Licensed Professional Counselor, 6172


Master of Education in Counselor Education, Southeastern Louisiana University

Work History


Online Therapy

Office at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Monroe, Monroe, LA

Frequently Asked Questions About Shawanda Gayton, LPC

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Shawanda Gayton, LPC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Shawanda Gayton accepting new clients?

Yes, Shawanda Gayton is accepting new clients for online therapy in Louisiana and in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Monroe, 601 N 5th St Suite 208, Monroe, LA, 71201.

Does Shawanda Gayton accept insurance?

Yes, Shawanda Gayton accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Cigna EAP and Optum.

What types of therapy does Shawanda Gayton offer?

Shawanda Gayton offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Shawanda Gayton offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Shawanda Gayton offers in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Monroe, 601 N 5th St Suite 208, Monroe, LA, 71201.

Does Shawanda Gayton offer online therapy?

Yes, Shawanda Gayton offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Louisiana.

How quickly can I see Shawanda Gayton?

Shawanda Gayton 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 Shawanda Gayton speak?

Shawanda Gayton conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Shawanda Gayton online?

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