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Hello my name is Shykera Backus, MSW


Good, better, best... Never let it rest, until your good is better and your better is best

A Bit About Me

 I found my calling as a therapist through a transformative internship at an alternative school. It was there that I witnessed diverse behaviors and heard inspiring stories, sparking a deep passion for the mental health field.

Working with both youth and adults, I discovered meaningful connections that ignited my desire to assist others on their self-healing journey. Creating a safe space is at the heart of what I do because I believe everyone deserves to be heard.

Beyond therapy, I find joy in exploring different countries, immersing myself in diverse cultures, and experimenting in the kitchen. Currently, I'm captivated by Sarah Jakes' "Women Evolve," a book that encourages breaking free from fears and revolutionizing life. Self-care is a big part of my life, and in my downtime, I love to simply relax and recharge. It's a reminder of the importance of filling my own cup before extending support to others. My approach involves meeting you where you are, fostering awareness, and guiding you toward your full potential. I enjoy creating an environment where we can challenge thoughts, boost confidence, and infuse creativity into our sessions. I am experienced in working with clients who struggle with anxiety, self-esteem, depression, and family conflicts. My goal is to help you begin the process to improve your emotional health no matter where you are in life and utilize your strengths to help you sort out your challenges and achieve your goals. I specialize in working with clients aged 14 and up 

Areas Of Specialty      -Virtual & In-Person-

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Couples Therapy

  • Stress Management

  • Youth Issues 

  •  Family Relationships. 

  • Life Balance 

  • Self Esteem 

  • Co-Dependency 

 Currently Accepting Clients 

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