Dr. Shannon South, LCMHC
Dr. Shannon D. South, affectionately known as the “Joy Doctor,” is an accomplished therapist, bestselling author, and inspirational speaker. With over 20 years of experience in the field of spirituality and healing trauma, Dr. South is recognized as an expert in helping individuals find wholeness and joy naturally.
Dr. South’s transformative journey began in 1994 when she experienced a life-changing spiritual awakening during meditation that healed her debilitating anxiety and depression permanently. This profound experience inspired her to help others achieve similar breakthroughs in their lives.
As the founder of Ignite! Programs Dr. South has developed a range of innovative programs and tools that help individuals discover their unique pathways to joy and fulfillment. Her “Joy IQ” self-assessment tool is a widely recognized resource that enables individuals to measure and enhance their joy levels. Dr. South’s approach to healing is holistic, integrating mind, body, and spirit to support individuals in reaching their full potential.
Dr. South is also a sought-after international trainer who helps coaches, counselors, and chaplains integrate spirituality and soul into their practice. Her expertise in this area has made her a respected authority and a valuable resource for professionals seeking to deepen their understanding of spirituality and its role in healing.