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Shawn Arango Ricks, Ph. D.

Dr. Ricks combines her personal life experiences with over 20 years of research and teaching. She completed her bachelors and master degrees at The Pennsylvania State University and, at the age of 38, she decided to return to school for her Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.


Dr. Ricks has been studying how the brain works for over 20 years. In addition to being a hypnotherapist, she is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist. She understands the power that lies within us all. Let her guide you back to your authentic self!