MSW, RSW, CCAC, CCS-AC
Shontelle Prokipcak has been providing collaborative mental health and addiction services for youth, young adults and families in the Ottawa Region for the past 20 years. Shontelle works closely with individuals and families to identify the best treatment plans to meet their unique needs. She provides advocacy and participates in intra-professional teams to ensure the best quality of care for individuals and families.
Shontelle specializes in Concurrent Disorders: She works with individuals addressing substance abuse, internet and gaming addictions. Quite often these issues are combined with other challenges such a mood disorders, and trauma. Shontelle works from a holistic and strengths based perspective with all the individuals and families she works with. Shontelle can provide psychiatric consultations through therapy appointments for all of her clients.
Shontelle Prokipcak has many ongoing projects with Tungasuvvingat Inuit, Odawa Friendship Centre, Davalon Healing Centre, SMART Recovery Meetings, and SMART Family and Friends meetings. She often collaborates with Inuit, Meti, and First Nation Communities.
Shontelle is committed to on-going education and training. Her training includes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Collaborative Problem Solving, GLBTQ Issues, Mindfulness, Concurrent Disorders,Trauma and PTSD, as well as Addiction Issues. Shontelle has completed Level 1 and Level 2 of Mindfulness Integrated Cognitive Behavioural Theroy (MiCBT). She has extensive training around First Nations, Inuit, and Meti issues, and the effects of colonization and Truth and Reconciliation. She enjoys public speaking and supervising master level students.