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Shemiah Derrick, M.A.

Shemiah Derrick


Using a strengths-based approach, she helps her clients examine their thoughts and feelings about the challenges they encounter which cause distress. She helps them develop coping skills and a plan for betterment. Her clients include emerging adults, students, young professionals and senior executives who want to explore or develop their identity, move past hurt, improve relationships with themselves and others and achieve clarity. She specializes in identifying and intervening with addictive behaviors, helping to reduce generalized stress, anxiety and depression, exploring the family of origin issues, developing safety plans and interventions for domestic abuse and violence for victims or perpetrators, increasing self-esteem and self-efficacy and assessing strengths through vocational/career counseling.


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1200 West 35th Street
Chicago IllinoisUnited States,  60609
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