Our Team: Counselors

Michael Shook, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Mike is a licensed professional counselor with a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Palo Alto University. He provides counseling for youths, adults, couples, and families. He has worked in a variety of settings and with a range of concerns, including struggles with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, suicidality, burnout, cross-cultural stress, relational and marriage issues, and serious mental illness. Mike’s approach to counseling integrates narrative therapy, interpersonal neurobiology, and somatic/body-based approaches to trauma. He strives to be relationally engaged, culturally responsive, and collaborative while honoring the power of spirituality, creativity, and humor in the midst of personal and collective struggle.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Change Through Compassion Spring WorkshopMarch 31 - May 26

The eight-week online workshop provides participants with the opportunity to gain experience in mindfulness and self-compassion practices.

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Sea Glass GalaMay 5

Enjoy an evening of live music, dinner and raffle items at Bent Creek Country Club on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at 5 p.m., and support Samaritan in subsidizing fees for individuals, families and children who have little or no financial resources.

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Change Through Compassion Core Skills IntensiveJuly 14 - July 22

The summer Change Through Compassion Core Skills Intensive provides participants with an introduction to the practices of mindfulness & self-compassion.

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