Shawn W. Hales, PsyD, Psychologist in Towson
Discovery. Imagination. Hope. Trust. Development. Character. Optimism. These are qualities I delight in. Like many of my species, I am informed out of my rich experiences as a psychotherapist, entrepreneur, professor, school psychologist, disability specialist, licensed psychologist, public speaker, educational researcher. I am especially interested, when invited, to incorporate a spiritual perspective on the life challenges you face.
My professional goal is to inspire people to learn about themselves and methods for transforming. If you wish guidance on career match, understanding about a learning disorder, or assistance with a psychological concern, you may contact me through my website at
I am also available for tele-health appointments throughout Maryland, including Elkton, MD; Hagerstown, MD; and Salisbury, MD.
Call or Email Shawn W. Hales for a free phone consultation now - (800) 254-3926


  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: Biola University
  • Year Graduated: 1995
  • License No. and State: 03352 Maryland


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $160
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CareFirst
  • CareFirst Blue Choice
  • CareFirst PPO
  • Cigna
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Intl. Assoc. of Prof. Conversational Hypnotists/Certificate
  • Certificate Date: 2016

Shawn W. Hales's Groups

Smoking Cessation Evening Group

Quit that awful habit! It's expensive and smoking is unhealthy. Our group uses the gentle methods of relaxation, and guided mindfulness to lessen your habit and strengthen your resolve.

More about this group


  • Mood Disorders
  • Career Counseling
  • Anxiety


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Hypnotherapy for Smoking Cessation
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss

Mental Health

  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Gestalt
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal Neurobiology
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Telehealth


  • Individuals
  • Group
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2016
Shawn W. Hales, PsyD, Psychologist in Towson

Shawn W. Hales

Psychologist, PsyD