Shakeeva Nti was born and raised in Miramar, Florida and currently is a Master’s level Marriage Family Therapist. She obtained her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy at Nova Southeastern University. She is particularly interested in working with clients that are in a season of transformation regarding self-esteem, relationships, life and career goals, and stress management. She specifically works with African American women ages 16 -25. In order to address the disparities that exist among minorities, a closer look at culture needs to be implemented. Shakeeva strives to empower all women to reach their highest potentials by using affirming language and principles of narrative therapy.
My Passion Work
Shakeeva now uses a toolbox approach when it comes to working with clients, drawing from collaborative, narrative, and solution focused based therapy. Shakeeva wants to use her experience to build and nurture a healthy therapist-client relationship with you that will facilitate transparency, healing, and understanding. Shakeeva utilizes EMDR techniques and principles of Gottman Couple therapy. Shakeeva has experience working with family, individuals, and couples in the substance use, domestic violence, trauma, sexual abuse, and grief.
Shakeeva wants to help you explore relationships of all aspects, whether that be with yourself, partner, or family member. She wants to help you look at everything in context and create healthy relationships while healing from past trauma. Everyone has been through a kind of trauma that we all have learn to hide and suppress, Shakeeva wants to help you process this while looking at family patterns of intergenerational trauma and help put things in perspective. The space that she provides you with is one that allows you to come authentically as you are while healing you set goals for yourself in terms of therapy. Therapy is all about helping you redefine your narrative about who you are and what that means for you.
Out of all the people in the world, we are the voice we listen to the most. So if this voice in our head tends to be negative, it can influence our thoughts, actions, and behaviors. Let's combat those voices by using self-affirmative language and change the narrative we tell ourselves.
Sometimes our past can haunt us and not being able to let go drives us to dark places that can seem impossible to get out of. Let's shine a light on past trauma and work together to manage those symptoms.
Living with anxiety is like being followed by a voice that knows all your insecurities and uses them against you and it the loudest in the room, and only you can hear it. Managing anxiety doesn't have to be difficult, let's collaboratively find the best way to muffle or turn down the volume so you can live a more fulfilling life.
No relationship is perfect, because no person is perfect. Relationships can come with great joy and great stress. Relationships are complex and with life's unexpected turns, it can be hard to manage. Let's work together to find ways to manage these relationships while taking care of ourselves in the process.