Shannon Sims

Shannon

Sims

Shannon Sims

Faculty

Department
Mind-Body Medicine
Institution
Saybrook University
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Biography

Dr. Shannon Sims is an integrative wellness coach, COVID-19 recovery specialist, and mind-body medicine practitioner. She has built her private practice on a commitment to helping each of her clients reach their fullest potential by achieving a balanced, empowered, and meaningful lifestyle. She is passionate about educating on the importance of the mind-body connection and the various avenues in which self-healing can be achieved.

Informed by her personal recovery, Dr. Sims takes a special focus on helping people suffering from prolonged COVID-19 symptoms cope with and manage their symptoms so they can regain their energy and feel in control of their health. Through an integrative and holistic lens, Shannon recognizes and acknowledges the intimate connection between mind, body, and spirit.

Dr. Sims holds a PhD and Master's degree in Mind-Body Medicine from Saybrook University's College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences. She is also a certified Yoga teacher at the 200-hour level and carries two certificates from Saybrook University: integrative wellness coaching and integrative and functional nutrition.

Additionally, Shannon has completed the professional training program through the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, located in Washington, DC. This intensive training has prepared her to work with powerful and effective evidence-based healing therapies. In her own academic research pursuits, she works extensively with training medical students in stress management through her own personalized 6-week mind-body skills training program