She/Her/HersLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Master of Social Work, MSW Doctor of Social Work, DSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Dr. Shaakira Ford is a licensed mental health provider with over 17 years of clinical experience supporting individuals in creating authentic lives. Dr. Ford earned a bachelor's in social sciences from University of Alabama-Birmingham, a master's in clinical social work from Loyola University Chicago, and a Doctorate in Clinical Social Work from Aurora University. Dr. Ford is passionate about collaborating with clients in not only planting seeds toward goals, but also dedicated to insuring goals bloom.
Anger management - Addressing sudden outbursts of anger or sustained resentment; developing healthy anger expression and outlets
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Clinical supervision - Offering professional supervision services for clinicians
Shaakira Ford is not in-network with any insurances.
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 19 years
Aurora University , Doctor of Clinical Social Work, 2020
Loyola University Chicago , Master of Clinical Social Work , 2005
University of Alabma-Birmingham , Bachelor of Social Sciences , 1998