Shelly Johnson-Choong

Shelly Johnson-Choong, MSW, is a therapist with a private practice in Washington State. Shelly specializes in helping clients through anxiety, depression, and women's issues (including infertility), caregiving, and other challenges facing Latter-day Saints.

September 30, 2021 01:56 PM MDT
Loss changes us—even if we’ve known a particular loss is coming, the actuality of it can be difficult and jarring. Our grief experience can start out with feelings of devastation, but when we allow grief into our lives, it invites healing and can lead to healthy and positive life shifts, including deeper empathy for ourselves and others.
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June 25, 2021 12:00 PM MDT
With the political rhetoric circulating in our nation, many families are stymied in trying to determine how to talk to each other when political ideologies differ. We’re all aware of the need to avoid contention when we disagree, but that can be a tall order when discussing politics.
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March 11, 2021 01:00 PM MST
Editor’s Note: Shelly Johnson-Choong is a social worker and therapist who specializes in helping women who experience infertility. She has also experienced infertility in her own life. In the following letter, she shares some of her personal experiences on this topic and gives insight on how to cope when unable to bear children.
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