Shauna McKenna Vick
Shauna McKenna Vick is a certified Joy Coach specializing in addiction recovery and chronic relapse, utilizing a neuroscience-based approach for joyful recovery. Her practice involves co-creating individualized plans that focus on understanding brain patterns, creating new neural pathways, and overcoming obstacles to joy. Key aspects of her coaching include building a sobriety toolbox, intention setting, skill development for healthy habits, and problem-solving techniques to foster motivation and accountability.
Shauna McKenna Vick is a dedicated sober coach and recovery specialist with a unique background. A woman in long-term recovery herself, Shauna understands the challenges faced by those struggling with addiction. After a successful career as a software sales executive, Shauna decided to dedicate the second half of her life to helping others recover from addiction and create fulfilling, sober lives.
With a diverse educational background, including a BA in English and Biology, B.Ed, CPRC (Certified Professional Recovery Coach), CPC (Certified Professional Coach), and CRS (Certified Recovery Specialist), Shauna's expertise is unparalleled. As an Arise Interventionist Candidate and a member of NAADAC and APNC, her practice focuses on creating a recovered sober life, finding joy through an additive approach, addressing chronic relapse, and supporting clients in early recovery.
Shauna's strengths-based coaching model is grounded in the Neuroscience of Joyful Recovery.
Working closely with her clients, she co-creates individualized and collaborative plans that include:
Focusing on the brain, addiction, and recovery
Recognizing old patterns of behavior that can lead to relapse
Creating new neural pathways
Identifying obstacles to joy
Building a sobriety toolbox
Overcoming fear, resentment, rumination, and anxious thoughts
Developing healthy recovery-focused habits and coping strategies
Teaching problem-solving techniques and distress-tolerance skills
Providing motivation and accountability
Through her empathetic and knowledgeable approach, Shauna McKenna Vick empowers clients to not only recover from addiction but to thrive in their lives, crafting a meaningful existence they don't need to escape or self-medicate through.
My Recovered Life
Whether you're seeking short-term or long-term coaching support, I offer private one-on-one sessions that can be scheduled for 30 minutes or 1 hour. You can also choose from a range of package options that are designed to meet your specific requirements.