Shainna Ali is a mental health clinician, supervisor, educator, and advocate. Dr. Ali is passionate about destigmatizing mental health counseling and helping individuals worldwide recognize the importance of fostering mental wellness. Dr. Ali is a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida, a nationally-certified clinician, and an approved clinical supervisor. She is the owner and operator of Integrated Counseling Solutions, LLC, a strengths-based clinical mental health and consulting practice located in Downtown Orlando. Dr. Shainna is the author of The Self-Love Workbook: A Life-Changing Guide to Boost Self-Esteem, Recognize Your Worth and Find Genuine Happiness and an active blog contributor for Psychology Today, the American Counseling Association, Thrive Global and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Dr. Shainna presently teaches counselor education courses and provides tailored educational workshops for the local counseling community. Dr. Shainna was received the 30 under 30 award by her alma mater, The University of Central Florida, was named an emerging leader by the Association for Counselor Education & Supervision and Association for Creativity in Counseling, and was awarded the Pete Fischer Humanitarian award for her efforts in mental health advocacy. When she's not working, she can be fostering her own mental health. She enjoys writing, journaling, dancing, traveling, practicing yoga, wrapping presents, loving her GSD, and spending time with her loved ones.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS