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MATTHEW & SHANNON MCLAUGHLIN | DAYTON, OH

Shannon and Matthew both have double master’s degrees in Counseling Psychology and Social Work. They are currently LISWs with the VA. Shannon specializes in residential treatment of veterans with a dual diagnosis, and Matthew works in an out-patient PTSD clinic. Both are YT200 certified and utilize yoga and mindfulness-based interventions in their clinical practice to bridge the gap between traditional and alternative healthcare. Matthew is an Army reserve officer, with 17 years of service, and a veteran of Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. As a veteran and the spouse of a veteran, developing holistic treatments for veterans suffering from physical and mental illness is a passion.