Welcome to Mindful Roots Therapy

Welcome to Mindful Roots Therapy

Welcome to Mindful Roots TherapyWelcome to Mindful Roots TherapyWelcome to Mindful Roots Therapy

Always Healing


Shyn Childress, Psychologist Associate Resident, M.A. LLC


Mindful Roots Therapy is a newly established therapeutic environment that provides expertise in individual and group therapy utilizing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Techniques, Psychodynamic Therapeutic Interventions, and various behavior focused therapies for adults.

My vison is to empower every person who seeks help to achieve balance in their lives by offering the opportunity to access new tools and improve unwanted behaviors.

I provide affordable therapeutic interventions to the adult population seeking help with depression, anxiety, trauma/PTSD, burnout (political, professional, social media, etc.) and college apathy.  


Who I Am


My Practice

My experience enables me to offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. I treat a number of mental health disorders, and provide a neutral ground for individuals to heal and grow. 


My Treatment Focus

You are my focus, to help you heal, energize, and become aware of your inner strengths. By utilizing a range of therapeutic  orientations, providing a safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan, I hope to make healing readily accessible.


My Patient Promise

I  can help guide you during your journey. My goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life.

The Therapy


Depression & Anxiety

Depression & Anxiety

Depression & Anxiety

Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment you can recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. 



Trauma & PTSD

Depression & Anxiety

Depression & Anxiety

Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger from post traumatic events. Start the healing process today. 



Burn Out

Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy

Counseling can be beneficial to individuals who are looking to cope with the stressful atmosphere of  society. I offer counseling for people experiencing political burnout, social media burnout, and college apathy.     


Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy

Any couple, with any history, having spent any amount of time together may benefit from counseling. Counseling to resolve relationship issues, gain insight, create new dynamics, improve communication, strengthen their emotional bonds, or find amicable ways to bring their relationship to an end. 


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Please contact me with questions.

Mindful Roots Therapy

2110 State Street Suite 202, Salem, Oregon 97301

Shyn Childress, M.A. Psychologist Associate Resident (503) 508-9819 Supervisor- Dr. Elsbeth Martidale


Open today

09:00 am – 07:30 pm

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