Shannon Shoemaker

  • Undergraduate Faculty
  • Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling

Core Faculty, Master's in Counseling (Clinical and School)

Practicum & Internship Coordinator for CMHC Speciality

Tatem Arts Center, Room 322
Office Hours

By Appointment


Dr. Shoemaker is a licensed counselor in both Massachusetts (LMHC) and Maryland (LCPC), a Maryland Board Approved Supervisor, and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She has over ten years of clinical experience in school systems, community counseling services, and working with adults, adolescents, and families with severe mental health disorders. Dr. Shoemaker has presented at local, national, and international counseling conferences. She utilizes intersectionality, intercultural studies, and post-modern theories in her research, which focuses on multicultural issues and creativity in counseling. Dr. Shoemaker  is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Creativity in Counseling, and the Association for Counseling Sexology and Sexual Wellness. 


  • Ph.D, Counselor Education and Supervision, The Pennsylvania State University
  • MEd, Counselor Education, Bridgewater State College
  • B.S., Psychology, Bridgewater State College