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As a change maker, mental health expert, and facilitator, I am ready to help improve your organization’s climate, outreach, and outcomes. With a warm and practical approach, I explore mental health within schools, African American families, and diverse communities. 

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15 Ways

Families Cope in the Face

of Community Violence

Community violence impacts parents and adolescents far too often. High schoolers are more likely to be absent from school and report feelings of distress following an incident of community violence. Here are 15 tips that schools and other organizations may implement to help students’, adolescents’, and parents’ cope.

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Your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else... Toni Morrison



The Psychologist you didn’t know you needed

Welcome to the community! I am so happy that you stopped by because we both are one step closer to meeting our collective goal. I am dedicated to bringing mental health into every neighborhood through effective organizational outreach. As your neighborhood psychologist, it is my purpose and passion to heal every hood, everywhere through effective outreach that teaches individuals and organizations how to integrate mental health concepts.

With a specific focus on African Americans, Women, and Muslims, I am ready to address a number of topics that address family wellness, overcoming trauma, and implicit bias. 

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Get to Know Me





Dr. Shareefah is a dynamic speaker and trainer. She provides an innovative approach to understanding issues that impact African American families. Also, as a Black Muslim she explores cultural competency related to working with diverse group.

Dr. Shareefah is a licensed psychologist and provides direct therapy services. Please visit her group practice page

Strong communities are made through strong families. Dr. Shareefah enjoys heling organizations that work with families and parents. She is also a loving wife and mother to her four sons.

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