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About Shari B. Kaplan L.C.S.W

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Shari B. Kaplan, LCSW, stands at the helm of Cannectd Wellness as its founder and clinical director, bringing three decades of refined expertise in mental health from the vibrant streets of NYC to the sunlit paths of Florida.

 

A proud alumna of Fordham University, Shari obtained her Master's in Clinical Social Work, setting the stage for a career marked by compassion, innovation, and a commitment to healing.

 

Shari’s visionary Whole Life Plan© reflects her groundbreaking work in integrating mental health with plant-based medicine, offering a new paradigm in wellness and healing.

 

Her collaborative efforts with Dr. Michelle Weiner and the University of Miami underscore a pioneering foray into ketamine-assisted therapy, pushing the boundaries of conventional treatment.

Philanthropy

Beyond her clinical endeavors, Shari founded the Can’t Tell Foundation, dedicating herself to the cause of mental health awareness and support through use of innovative, evidence-based treatments tailored to individuals' needs, supporting those with PTSD, anxiety, and more. Her programs, aimed especially at teens and young adults, including those from foster care, emphasize deep healing and empowerment. 

Approach to Wellness

Emphasizing a holistic philosophy, Shari’s approach interweaves the physical, mental, and spiritual, championing an integrative path to wellness that empowers individuals to navigate their healing journey with autonomy and insight.

Paving the Way Forward

Beyond her clinical endeavors, Shari founded the Can’t Tell Foundation, dedicating herself to the cause of mental health awareness and support through use of innovative, evidence-based treatments tailored to individuals' needs, supporting those with PTSD, anxiety, and more. Her programs, aimed especially at teens and young adults, including those from foster care, emphasize deep healing and empowerment. 

To learn more about Shari B. Kaplan LCSW, take a look at her publications:

Podcasts ft.
Shari B. Kaplan

In this episode of The Mindfulness Experience Podcast, host Keith Fiveson speaks with Shari B. Kaplan, LCSW, founder of Cannectd Wellness, about her innovative approaches to mental health and addiction treatment, specifically focusing on integrating plant medicine therapies into traditional practices.

In this episode of the Psychedelic Conversations Podcast, we explore Shari's transformative journey into mental health and her innovative approach to treatment, emphasizing the integration of traditional therapy with cutting-edge practices such as plant medicine and ketamine-assisted therapy. Shari shares her personal story, detailing how overcoming her own challenges led her to pursue a career in mental health and develop a unique treatment methodology that harmonizes mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. We delve into the significance of addressing mental health from a holistic perspective, including the impact of biopsychosocial evaluations, nutrition, fitness, and personal transformative practices.

Psychedelic Integration and a New Approach to Integrative Mental Health as High on Healthy welcomes Shari B. Kaplan, LCSW with Cannectd Wellness.

In this enlightening episode of the Mindfulness Experience Podcast, we delve deep into the heart of mental health innovation with Shari B. Kaplan, an esteemed integrative mental health clinician and a vanguard in herbal medicine. Join us as Kaplan unveils her groundbreaking strategies for transcending traditional mental health treatment boundaries, advocating for a holistic healing journey that intertwines the mind, body, and soul.

Speaking Engagements

Kaplan is a renowned speaker on integrative mental health, addiction, and trauma treatment. She is known for her blended knowledge from a lifetime of experience, evidence based practices, holistic approaches, and plant medicine integration along with her captivating and animated delivery. 

Some Topics include:

  • Integrative Mental Health: The New Frontier in Mental Health and Chronic Pain treatment

  • Ketamine and Cannabis Assisted Therapy: What Clinicians and patients need to know

  • Breaking the Cycle of Addiction: An Integrative Approach

  • Where the Head Goes, the Body Follows: How to Master the Brain/Body Connection to Promote Healing and Well-being

  • Understanding Plant Medicine in Mental Health and Chronic Pain Treatment  

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Locations

712 East Palmetto Park Rd

Boca Raton, FL 33432

3661 South Miami Ave

Unit 1008, Miami, FL 33133

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Monday - Friday

9am - 5pm

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