Shira is a Registered Dance/Movement Therapist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from American University in Washington, DC and her Master of Science in Dance/Movement Therapy from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Shira completed her Certification in Traumatic Stress Studies from The Trauma Center at The Justice Resource Institute as well as a Certificate in Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery from the Harvard School of Medicine Program in Refugee Trauma. Shira is also a certified yoga and prenatal yoga instructor and is also trained in trauma-informed yoga.
Shira is thrilled to join the ITA team and looks forward to combining her work with trauma and dance/movement therapy through a trauma-informed, culturally responsive and person centered approach.