Licensed Clinical Social Worker

California #85819

Nevada #8129-C

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
CA AMFT # 143065
Under the supervision of Sharon Arfa, LMFT

Shaina Keshmir-Glicker



Rooted in her own lived experiences and a with keen understanding of the struggles within her community, Shaina became enamored with learning the mechanisms of why we act, feel, or think the way we do. She was determined to find ways that would overcome and alleviate the suffering she had seen and experienced. Through her journey as a therapist, Shaina’s passion and dedication grew to helping clients navigate a variety of life’s challenges. She has a way of creating a warm and inviting space for clients to openly explore their emotions and experiences. Shaina customizes her sessions to meet the unique needs of each individual and guides clients towards insights and tools that empower them to overcome obstacles and achieve personal and relational growth. Her support, authenticity, and curiosity fosters deep self-reflection and positive change.

Shaina’s professional background showcases her expertise in addressing diverse challenges. She has worked extensively with older adults facing dementia and their families, with grief, loss, and navigating complex relationship changes. Her experience working in substance abuse treatment has empowered individuals to reclaim their lives and find lasting sobriety. Clients like you find themselves drawn to Shaina’s nonjudgmental, warm, and empathetic nature.

Many may not know that: Shaina is an avid explorer of hiking trails in Los Angeles, finding joy in the challenge of reaching mountain peaks. Recently, she has taken up sewing and quilting, nurturing her artistic side. As a child, she dreamt of becoming a fashion designer and still maintains a cherished collection of fashion magazines in her garage.


  • MA in Clinical Psychology – Marriage & Family Therapy — Pepperdine University
  • BA in Psychology — University of California, Los Angeles

Professional Experience

  • Psychotherapist — Private Practice
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker — Clark County School District
  • Adjunct Professor — Touro College
  • School Therapist — Family Service Agency of Burbank
  • Psychotherapist — Wellness & Education Group, Inc.
  • MSW Intern — Assistance League of Southern California
  • MSW Intern — Saint Barnabas Senior Services
  • MFT Trainee — OPICA Adult Day Care Center
  • MFT Trainee — Tarzana Treatment Center
  • Assistant — Dr. Patrick Bezdek, Psychiatry
  • Assistant — Dr. Sophie Duriez, Psychiatry


California: Studio Office + Online
  • California: Online
  • Nevada: Online

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