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Shameela Keshavjee

Shameela Keshavjee, MS, LMFT-S
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Life and Relationship Coach

About

At The Family Institute at Northwestern University, I received extensive education in treating individuals, couples, and families from pioneers and innovators in the field of family therapy. Unlike other programs, the Family Institute requires students to begin seeing clients during their first year of training. As a result of such a rigorous experience, upon graduation, I felt confident and ready to provide therapy to many different types of clients.

Once I began working in the mental health field, I continued my education through supervision with Dr. Adam Coffey. With his guidance, I further developed my identity as a therapist, strengthening my ability to integrate practical application of theory with the creation of authentic, supportive relationships. Dr. Coffey also encouraged my study of mindfulness-based practices. As I incorporated mindfulness into my therapeutic approach, I found it to be a powerful tool for re-energizing and transforming lives.

I continue to educate myself on new research and methods to enhance my skills as a therapist. It’s a requirement of my ongoing licensure with the Texas State Board, but it is also a way I remain a benefit to my clients.

I began my private practice in Denton, Texas in 2010 and transitioned to working full-time in Southlake, Texas in 2015. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, I went fully online to continue to provide my clients ongoing access to therapy. Since then, I have welcomed new clients into my practice and have decided to remain online as a telehealth provider for the foreseeable future.

I work primarily with couples and young adults from all over Texas. I welcome both unmarried and married couples and the LGBTQIA+ community.

Specialties

  • Communication
  • Relationships
  • Coping Skills
  • Self-awareness

Finances

Cost per Session: $$140-$165

Pay By: Credit Card, Paypal

Qualifications

License/Certification: LMFT, LMFT Supervisor

School: 2005, MS in Marriage & Family Therapy from Northwestern University’s The Family Institute

How Do You Change Lives?

When your relationships hurt, you hurt. So I focus on the importance of deepening your connection to yourself in order to deepen your connection to the ones you love.

As your therapist, I want to help you…

  • Understand the importance of your personal story and learn to write a more fulfilling one.
  • Cope with overwhelming emotions like sadness, anger, and stress.
  • Discover how to impact your thoughts, feelings, and worldview through mindfulness and self-compassion.
  • Create a vision of your future that will guide your daily actions and keep you on track to the life you want.
  • Inspire acceptance, love, and forgiveness.

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