Shira Amiri
Shira Amiri
Cerebral Therapist Associate
ABOUT Shira Amiri

Shira Amiri is a Licensed Master Social Worker #111717. Employed by Cerebral. Supervised by Elliot Blitenthal, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Shira is certified as a clinical trauma professional, aiming to provide a safe space for the whole person (mind and body) to engage in the therapeutic process. She works with a variety of ages and cultural backgrounds and utilizes a strength-based approach tailored to each of her clients. Shira completed advanced training in trauma focused-cognitive behavioral therapy, an evidenced-based modality to help clients feel empowered in regulating intense emotions. Shira employs techniques drawn from somatic experiencing, EMDR, DBT, and mindfulness. She has experience treating individuals coping with anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma, adjusting to life transitions, relational issues, and interpersonal conflict. For Shira, compassion and acceptance are the most vital parts of the session.

Giving ourselves the permission to feel can be liberating. - Anonymous

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