Tamira Shropshire is clinical social worker and therapist with PCS-Counseling. She aims to provide a safe, accepting, non-judgmental atmosphere, where both children, their parents and young adults feel comfortable with sharing and processing their most personal thoughts and feelings. Tamira is passionate about working with children and young adults who struggle with finding their own voice and challenging negative thoughts. She strives to meet clients where they are in order to effectively guide and walk with them to where they strive to be.
Tamira Specializes in working with children and young adults to treat anxiety, anger, trauma, low self-esteem, and challenges related to ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She works with the individual to process feelings, explore options, and learn healthy ways to cope. In addition, she strives to help clients discuss and resolve conflicts with others. Tamira uses therapeutic techniques to give clients the tools they need to successfully meet their personal goals.
Tamira graduated with her Masters Degree in Social Work from Eastern Michigan University, and received her Bachelors of Social Work with a minor in Psychology from Wayne State University. Tamira pursued a career in School Social Work, providing children, their parents and teachers with strategies and interventions to overcome school challenges related to ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning problems, challenges with Executive Functioning, conflict resolution, behavior challenges and social skills delays. Throughout this career experience, Tamira has learned that students thrive in environments where they are given effective tools and a safe space to practice using these provided tools.
Tamira has experience in multiple therapeutic techniques, including Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. During the summer months, Tamira runs My Sister’s Keeper, a six-week program for adolescent girls that focuses on topics such as etiquette, self-esteem, bullying, puberty, and healthy lifestyles.