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Shannon Thomas is a well-known author, speaker, licensed therapist and survivor. She is regularly cited in the media as an expert on psychological abuse, as well as issues such as depression, abuse in general, life challenges and using therapy to heal overall.

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Women in Business profile

June 1, 2017

“There’s a lot to be gained from fully understanding how our life experiences have impacted us and the patterns we continue to follow in our daily lives.”
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9 Signs You Have High-Functioning Depression, Which is Still Dangerous

June 5, 2017

“Licensed clinical social work supervisor Shannon Thomas says that during these periods of time, someone with high-functioning depression can even fool themselves into thinking that everything is just fine.”
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11 Surprising Signs You Might Be a Narcissist

March 22, 2017

“As counselor Shannon Thomas tells me, narcissists believe other people should make them happy and comfortable.”
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Recovery from Abuse: Collecting Pebbles article

May 4, 2017

“One of the most common things I hear from survivors of psychological abuse is their confusion about why they didn’t notice the red flags sooner in the relationship.”
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Psychological Abuse: Hidden in Society

April 26, 2017

“People who have experienced psychological abuse often cannot clearly describe what has been done to them due to the hidden actions of an abuser – repetitious mind games, brainwashing and more.”
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Healing Stages of Recovery with Host Tracy Malone

April 2, 2017

“Shannon Thomas was so kind to do an interview with me. She is the author of a very powerful book on recovery from abuse from a narcissist, sociopath or psychopath.”
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A Quest to Improve the Lives of People Who Have Experienced Psychological or Spiritual Abuse.

June 1, 2016

“Let’s face it – relationships of all types can really be difficult. That’s especially true when we find ourselves living, associating or working with individuals who use psychological or spiritual abuse as a method of harm.”
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When Mean Girls Grow Up and Join the PTA

April 14, 2015

“Hi, I am Shannon and I was the Vice-President of the PTA for about 91 days. When I resigned from my elected position on the PTA, it was in the middle of a swirling vortex of snarky emails, biting texts, lots of eye rolling at meetings and an endless amount of gossip flowing.”
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Adulting Sucks Sometimes

December 14, 2015

“Sometimes I don’t feel like being an adult. Sometimes I just feel like ignoring the responsibilities that adults have to deal with every day. Sometimes I don’t want to have to follow social norms and filter my words so that they fit into society’s expectation of how an adult is supposed to communicate.”
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Boundaries is Not a Four Letter Word

October 16, 2015

“Our culture has taught us that only rude people set boundaries or perhaps they are only for people who have spent a lot of time in counseling. We have this belief that in order to be a person who implements boundaries, we must do so in some melodramatic or forceful way.”
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Psychological Abuse: Hidden in Society

May 24, 2017

“Within every community, toxic people can be found hiding in families, couples, companies, and places of worship. Psychological abuse is all inclusive, happening all around the world and affecting people of all ages, genders, ethnicities and economic standings.”
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Lessons from the Big Apple

October 17, 2016

“I recently spent four days in New York City for a fun girls’ trip. It is an incredible city and one that I am more than happy to visit whenever possible. The city that never sleeps also never disappoints.”
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