Joko Shonibare

Joko Shonibare


Joko’s counseling style is welcoming, empathetic and interactive. she believes in empowering her clients; promote growth and to build upon the strengths that her clients already have. Joko is passionate about creating a nonjudgmental environment where clients feel safe and comfortable with sharing thoughts, feelings, experiences and address their challenges. Joko works collaboratively with clients and treatment is designed to meet client’s specific needs.


Joko draws from a systemic and strength-based perspectives, she also incorporates other treatment modalities, including Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Solution-FocusedTherapy, DBT, TF-CBT Christian Counseling and trauma informed modalities.

Joko has extensive experience providing quality services for adults, adolescents, couples as well as families on a wide range of areas including depression, anxiety, ADHD, behavioral issues, relationships, interpersonal dynamics, communication, self-esteem, school/career issues, anger management, stress management, parenting dynamics, addictions, grief/loss and life transitions. She has experience working with clients dealing with painful life experiences, immigration, and acculturation issues.

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Master of Professional Studies in Addiction Counseling
University of St. Thomas, University of Minnesota
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Ellie Mental Health
Bloomington, MN

8011 34th Ave S 
Suite 424
Bloomington, MN 55425
NOTE: When coming to the Bloomington location, type “6 Appletree Square” into your GPS. You will be taken directly to the parking lot for the office. Enter the doors to “Two Appletree Square” and follow the hallway to the elevator to come up to suite #424