North Carolina Therapists


Shakeeta Torres

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist-Associate (LCAS-A), Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), Certified Human Trafficking Victim Services Provider (CHTVSP)

Practice Name:

EmPowered2Shift PLLC.

Company City and State

Fayetteville, NC





I'm accepting new...

Individual Clients  


I offer...

In-office Therapy

Virtual Therapy

I serve...

Teenagers, Adults


Monday-Friday 9:00a-6:00p

Accepted Payment Method for Self-pay clients:

All major credit cards, including FSA and HSA

Self-pay Rate:

Please visit site, rates vary.

Accepted Insurance Plans:

Medicare Part B, Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medcost, United Healthcare, Geha, Optum, Multiplan, Aetna

Where did you grow up?

Dunn, NC

What personal challenges have you overcome or are working through as a result of your upbringing?

Mental, Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Abuse; Grief of my mom dying as a child


What inspired you to become a therapist?

My desire to help others to heal and the Lord.

What are your specialties?

PTSD/Trauma, Faith Based Counseling, Depression, Anxiety, Grief, and Perinatal Mood Disorders

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Biography: Mrs. Shakeeta Torres is a Fully Licensed Clinical Social Worker that provides services to individuals, families, and couples of any race, culture, and background. She graduated with honors with a Master of Social Work Degree from The University of North Carolina of Pembroke in 2011 and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in 2006. She has been serving many communities as a Social Worker since 2007 with experience ranging in Hospice Care, Elderly Care, Child Protective Services, and Mental Health. In addition, Mrs. Torres is also an Inspirational Speaker, Educator, Life Coach, and Writer. Her personal life experiences, education, training, faith, and spiritual beliefs has equipped her to “EmPower-You-2Shift” past broken, and assist you on a journey to healing. Mrs. Torres is an Ambassador of Shared Hope at Shared Hope International and has hosted and provided Psychoeducation on Human Trafficking at various locations within the community. Mrs. Torres has participated in speaking engagements encouraging and inspiring others to live on purpose and educating them about the importance of taking care of your mental health. Topics she has covered topics related to but limited to Grief, Anxiety, Depression, Human trafficking, women’s Empowerment, Mental Health and Faith.

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