Sakera obtained her Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Springfield College and works as a Drug and Alcohol Therapist. She is a highly motivated and dedicated mental health professional with years of experience using therapeutic techniques and working in various settings, including Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled (I/DD) adults, Substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, medication-assisted (MAT) treatment, and Autism. Sakera therapeutically relies on evidence-based approaches, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MT), and Mindfulness. The core of her help comes from a person-centered and strength-based perspective. Sakera enjoys helping individuals explore the past, create peace in the present, and maintain consistency for the future.