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Winner of 2019 and 2020

Best Marriage Counselor

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Shakeena D. Brantley,

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Shakeena is the founder and CEO of 3 Cord Counseling, LLC- a leading-edge counseling practice. It combines faith and clinical knowledge producing amazing results.  Shakeena has a Masters Degree in Social Work from Florida International University, Miami, FL and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Social Psychology from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL. Her passion for changing and touching lives was transformed into a profession. 

Inspiring, empowering, respectful, and kind, her work is dedicated to helping couples. For over a decade, she has specialized in helping Dating, Engaged/Premarital, and Married couples through their toughest times.  She is an enthusiastic relationship Counselor who gains great joy in speaking strength into couples.  Shakeena is a dynamic marriage counselor and speaker who also aspires to equip relationships with the tools needed. The realization of her passion consistently spawns an unwavering drive to contribute greatly to her community and also set a universal example for love/compassion in relationships. Her reward lays in the smiling faces and expressions of gratitude she receives from couples, as she continues to impact more relationships daily.  She is married to a lovely and God-fearing husband and their union has been blessed with 3 beautiful children. Shakeena’s journey to have these 3 beautiful children was one filled with turmoil and sadness. As she was diagnosed with PCOS which caused her infertility. This pain gave birth and life to another business, Saving Sarah.  Shakeena is the founder and CEO of Saving Sarah - a trailblazing, fertility support organization. Saving Sarah is a company which combines faith and Clinical knowledge producing amazing results.

Shakeena believes one of the most sacred elements of womanhood is the act of giving birth to a child. Shakeena Brantley learned that infertility threatens this cherished right. And  in that God planted her purpose! Shakeena desired that no woman should have to endure fertility treatment alone.  Shakeena is a fertility advocate. She aspires to equip women with the tools, faith , and support needed to survive infertility. Shakeena also speaks to women on several platforms at local agencies and organizations. She holds support groups, called “Supporting Sarahs”.  She accompanies women to their appointments so they do not fell alone. She answers calls for prayer requests whenever needed. She continues to help and research for a change in Florida insurance laws and coverage so that Florida residents can obtain coverage for fertility treatment. She continues to support in marriage and fertility while spreading the gospel through her words and more importantly  her living. 

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Client Testimonials

“I was very close to the ledge of divorce when I first contacted 3 Cord Counseling. Now, after just a few sessions, I feel like we have a chance. I can’t recommend Shakeena enough.”


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