Shaakira McMillon


About Me



Thank you for choosing BetterHelp. You have taken an important step toward prioritizing your mental health and wellness. My name is Shaakira McMillon. I am a licensed therapist (LCSW) in the state of California. I have been a Social Worker for 7 years. I am passionate about helping others and creating a safe space for clients and families. Throughout my career, I have assisted clients coping with a wide variety of issues/concerns including but not limited to: Depression, Anxiety, caregiver fatigue, burnout, family conflict, grief, intimacy issues, addiction, and work-life balance concerns. I utilize Motivational Interviewing, CBT, Solution- Focused Techniques, Art, and other therapeutic tools to help clients identify meaningful and achievable goals. I enjoy helping others and would greatly appreciate the opportunity to assist you. It would be a privilege to walk alongside you in healing journey. Please feel free to reach out to me regarding any questions/concerns/inquiries.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Self esteem
  • Coping with life changes
  • Compassion fatigue
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Parenting issues , Bipolar disorder , Depression , Coaching , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Attachment Issues , Body Image , Cancer , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 7

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #87641 (Expires: 2023-01-31)


Written by M.A. on Aug 03, 2020 after counseling with Shaakira for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Shaakira is an incredible listener and an empathetic counselor with great insight.

Written by R.E. on Jul 27, 2020 after counseling with Shaakira for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and family conflicts

Shaakira is amazingly kind. She gives great advice that is applicable to what I have shared. She helps redirect me appropriately. I am so grateful for her.