Shira Sameroff, LCSW
Shira Sameroff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). She completed her Master’s of Social Work degree at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Shira has worked for over two decades with people of diverse ages, ethnicities, class backgrounds, and life experiences. She worked for fifteen years on the leadership team at Center for Family Life (CFL), a multi-service community-based social work agency in Brooklyn, NY. There she developed and directed holistic, strength-based programming for youth, families, and community; created and facilitated training and workshops for diverse audiences, did individual and family counseling, and engaged in advocacy around a range of issues in partnership with community members, organizations, and institutions.
With a deep commitment to social change, Shira has spent her career working to support people to see and live up to their potential, while concurrently addressing the societal injustices that hinder them from doing so. She has engaged in work around a range of issues including racism, young people, food justice, climate change, and public health Shira’s post-graduate professional development learning has included Internal Family Systems (IFS), nature-based therapy, healing racialized trauma, and among others. Among her many passions are walking in the woods, travel, sheep, abundant laughter, and lots of chocolate.