• Shakeeta Torres

    Shakeeta Torres is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that provides Faith-Based Mental Health Services in North Carolina.  As a Survivor of Childhood Trauma, Mrs. Torres understands the importance of healing and walking in freedom.  She enjoys helping her clients by walking with them on their journey to Healing.  Mrs. Torres’s main mission is to, “EmPower Christians Leaders to UnPack PAIN, Discover their PASSIONS so they can Walk Boldly into their God Given PURPOSE”. So many Believers are Suffering in Silence and lack a safe place for them to heal and receive spiritual and clinical support. So many are struggling with Anxiety, Grief, Depression, & Trauma that prevents them from truly walking in Freedom and boldly in Purpose. Whether you are new in your Christian Faith or Seasoned, she is more than equipped to help you process your most intimate struggles.

    Mrs. Torres has a big heart for Christian Leaders because she truly understands the sacrifices that Christian Leaders make and prays for them all the time in her private time.  Whether you are a Pastor, a part of the Five Fold Ministry, on a Public Platform, Marketplace, Business, or any other capacity, Mrs. Torres is more than equipped to help you heal as you continue to lead.  Her motto is to Heal on Purpose so you can continue to make an impact from a healthy place.

    Providing a safe place for her clients to heal without judgment is so important to her. Many struggles with self-condemnation. Many continue to “Suffer in Silence” due to fear of being judged, and she feels that it is not her job to condemn them for their mistakes and choices but to truly provide an outlet for them as they process and heal.

    Mrs. Torres graduated with honors with a Master of Social Work Degree from The University of North Carolina of Pembroke in 2011 and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in 2006. She has been serving many communities as a Social Worker since 2007 with experience ranging in Hospice Care, Elderly Care, Child Protective Services, and Mental Health.  Mrs. Torres is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, a Certified Human Trafficking Services Provider, Inspirational Speaker & Educator, and a Certified Life Coach and Mentor. She has a variety of training in treating Trauma (PTSD), Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Perinatal Mood Disorders, Couples Counseling, & Anger Management.

    Mrs. Torres provides therapy from an Eclectic Approach which means she combines different treatment modalities to formulate a plan that best fits her clients. Her personality is described as down-to-earth, relatable, non-judgmental, transparent, joyful, energetic, full of passion, and driven.  She truly believes that as long as you are breathing there is still Hope and she speaks life into anyone who crosses her path. Mrs. Torres has received Evidenced-Based Training in the following:

    • Cognitive Processing Therapy
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
    • Interpersonal Psychotherapy

    In addition, Mrs. Torres has earned certifications in the following:

    • Ambassador of Shared Hope (Child Human Trafficking Organization)
    • Prepare/Enrich Facilitator for Couples
    • Perinatal Mood Disorders
    • Certified Grief Counseling Specialist
    • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

    Mrs. Torres is also the Founder and President of Doing It For The Kingdom Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose vision is to provide services to Survivors of Human Trafficking.

    You can learn more about her services HERE!