Humera Sheikh is an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), registered in the state of California. Ms. Sheikh has a Masters degree in Social Work from University of Southern California, and a Baccalaureate in Political Science from University of San Diego. Humera Sheikh was also a fellow of the Community Organization and Business Innovation (COBI) Fellowship at the University of Southern California, with focus on macro practice in social work. Humera Sheikh has over 4000 hours of clinical practice in providing individual therapy to clients experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Schizophrenia to name a few.
Humera Sheikh has worked with children in school settings with special needs like Selective Mutism and Speech Impediments. Humera Sheikh has also counseled women experiencing domestic violence, and homelessness.
Recently Humera has served on the board of the Islamic Center of Temecula Valley as well as the Chair for the Social Services Committee, and developed their social services program. Humera has also worked as a volunteer for the Orange County Human Relations Commission as a facilitator for “Living Room Dialogues”, created after 911 to minimize backlash to the Muslim Community. Humera has been an active member in the Muslim community in Southern California, some of her roles included working as a Sunday School Teacher at the Islamic Society of Orange County in Garden Grove, and as an Administrative Assistant at Islamic School of San Diego.
Humera Sheikh is dedicated to providing compassionate, client centered care to her clients. Humera believes in treating her clients with dignity and respect, hence she likes to collaborate with her clients to problem solve and empower them.