Meet our Therapists

Meet our Therapist Shaina Frank

Shaina Frank, MA, LPC-A

Shaina Frank, MA, LPC-A

Shaina Frank, LPC-A spent most of her life living locally in Wilmington and recently returned from Colorado. She loves working with adolescents, young adults, and adults. In sessions, she pairs warmth with humor. She's know to be quick with a laugh and empathic af.

Shaina customizes her treatment to fit the individual and uses evidence based orientations: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness.

Shaina specializes in treating individuals struggling chronic depression. She helps her clients bring light and meaning to the darkness. She believes in the true resiliency that resides in us all.

Shaina also loves working with adolescents with social anxiety and anxiety sufferers of all kinds. She has a strong commitment to serving people with social anxiety. She uses cognitive and behavioral therapy to treat anxiety and helps individuals form social connections.

Shaina is also passionate about helping those struggling with perfectionism and feeling like they are ”enough”. She helps individuals rebuild the relationship with themselves and focus on self discovery.  

Fun Fact: Shaina is 1 of 6 children and lived in four different states before moving to North Carolina at age 9.

Specialties: 

  • Young Adults and Adults

  • Teen/ Adolescent Therapy

  • Millennial Issues

  • Social Anxiety

  • Chronic Depression

  • Social Anxiety

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Break-ups

  • Seperation, divorce

  • Perfectionism

  • Feeling like enough

Treatment Orientation:

  • Mindfulness

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

EDUCATION 

UNDERGRADUATE, Shaina received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington

GRADUATE, Shaina received her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Denver