The Sisterhood of Healing was founded by Shakera who is a Mental Health Counselor with a Limited Permit and Certified Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor in training. Shakera is on the journey to empower women through the development of Sisterhood within the communities and to reach nations. Sisterhood of Healing Inc incorporates workshops to promote self-confidence, self-esteem and build resiliency.
Shakera has experience with working with the serious emotional disturbance population, developmental disability population, medically fragile population and substance abuse population. She has been providing psychoeducation, individual and group therapy and family counseling since 2014. Shakera holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling which she obtained from St. John’s University. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Mercy College. She is knowledgeable of providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to treat Depression, Anxiety and Substance use disorders under clinical supervision.