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Shannon Seymour

Shannon Seymour, local business owner and Clinical Psychologist, has led the design of the Passport2Success programme and its curriculum.

Shannon Seymour is the Director and Clinical Psychologist at The Wellness Centre Ltd., a private comprehensive counseling and corporate training service provider. Shannon provides counseling for a wide range of individuals and families, as well as facilitates group programming on a variety of personal development topics. She specializes in issues primary to children and family. As a corporate trainer, Shannon works with organizations to develop workplace programmes designed to promote better work-home balance and enhance the wellbeing of both the organization and its employees.

Shannon Seymour earned a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Regina, in Saskatchewan, Canada. During her studies she became the first Canadian awarded the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the American Psychological Association’s Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI).

She recently completed extended training in the area of assessment and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders, and currently provides social skills programmes and verbal behaviour therapy to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Lynne Banker

Lynne is leading the delivery of the Passport2Success programme to participants and has been a key collaborator on the programme’s design.

Lynne is an educator with over 20 years of teaching experience in the Language Arts at several colleges and universities in the United States, including the University of Hawaii and the University of the Virgin Islands. She has Bachelor of Social Work from Temple University and a Masters of Education/Reading from California State University, Fullerton.

Since moving to the Cayman Islands in 1995, she served as the Director of Human Resources at leading local law firm, Maples, for over 10 years and has been an adjunct instructor at the International College of the Cayman Islands since 1998.

As a Human Resources professional, Lynne understands employers’ expectations for new employees, as well as the problems new employees often encounter. She sees the Passport2Success program as a way to help young Caymanians, “smooth out the rough edges”, allowing their full potential to shine.

Lynne is a Certified Professional Business Trainer, in the areas of Business Etiquette and Business Communication, and recently attained the CELTA, Certification for English Language Training to Adults.

Last Updated: 2010-09-27