Shira graduated from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at The University of Illinois and Chicago in 2002. In 2003, Shira joined The SAFE Foundation as a Prevention Skills teacher for their Project SAFE School Program. Her success led her to become the director of the program in 2010. She is currently the Program Director of Darcheinu and Our Path SEL (social emotional learning), a nationwide program providing children in navigating today’s challenging world.
Shira is trained in EMDR, CBT, and ACT. She has made trauma recovery work a big part of her clinical work. Additionally, she has many years of experience working with adolescents and emerging adults with incredibly positive results.
Shira is seeing clients in person and virtually.