I am licensed in Virginia with 12 years of professional work experience. I hold a Master's Degree in Counseling and a PhD in Counselor Education. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. My areas of speciality are Relational Cultural Therapy, Decolonized/Liberatory practices and am a somatic experiencing practitioner. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: Abandonment, Body Image, Communication Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Women's Issues
VA LPC 0701011381
TN LPC-MHSP 5522
Shekila is a wonderful counselor! She listens intently, offers insight and encouragement while asking you to challenge yourself. She offers different tools to help you on your journey to healing.
Written on Aug 28, 2023 after therapy with Shekila for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes