Shannon Dow, LCSW

Senior Clinical Director, McNabb Center

Shannon Dow is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Senior Clinical Director for the McNabb Center Blount County Outpatient Services overseeing programs serving the mental health, substance abuse, and social needs of infants through adulthood. She is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and completed her B.S. in Social Work degree at Southeastern Louisiana University in 2005. She earned her MS Degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee in 2009. Prior to moving into leadership, Shannon served as a Clinical Therapist with the McNabb Center where she provided psychotherapy services to young children, adolescents, and adults in individual, group, and family formats. She treated a wide variety of mental health challenges, with a focus on treatment of childhood trauma. She has received specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child Parent Psychotherapy, Attachment Regulation Competency Framework, and Disaster Relief/Crisis Intervention. She is a certified DC: 0-5 trainer and promotes the use of DC: 0-5 by facilitating trainings for mental health professionals in East Tennessee. Shannon provides adjunct teaching for East Tennessee State University Social Work department. She is dedicated to promoting equity and inclusivity for all and serves on the Equity Impact Team for the Association of Infant Mental Health in Tennessee.