Intimacy has real power. The willingness to know another person and be known by them adds great richness to life. But relationships can give you great strength or tear you down. Unattended emotional wounds suffered in relationships can impact you for the rest of your life in diverse ways. Shatera provides a direct yet warm and compassionate approach to therapy, encouraging clients to lean into relationships while also valuing themselves and upholding their own personal boundaries. She uses a narrative, family system, psycho-educational approach that helps you understand yourself in relationship with others to resolve trauma, depression, shame, anxiety, and grief.