Nacera Bendelhoum is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who holds a Master of Science in clinical psychology. She worked in community mental health beginning 2008 where she provided therapy to adults, children, couples, families, and groups. She is the founder of Sound Hearts Individual and Family Therapy (SHIFT) in southern California where she provides tele-therapy. Nacera also provides therapy through the Sahaba Initiative non-profit. Nacera’s areas of interest include maternal mental health, trauma and healing, its intergenerational effects, and self compassion as a powerful tool for healing and growth.