One of Sima’s most unique attributes is her Multicultural background. Speaks English, French, Susu, Malenke/Mandinka, Kpelè.
HI' I'M SIMA
My name is Sima it means "Thanks" in Swahili (East African language), and "Listener" in Scottish. I was born in the US and raised in West Africa (Guinea). I came back to the US in 1997 to further my studies. Due to unfortunate circumstances, I was placed in a foster-home, which is where I immediately noticed the declining hope, confidence and ambition of my fellow foster siblings. This experience helped me decide and set my mind on helping to change teenagers and women’s ways of thinking and behaving. My goal is to help as many individuals as possible. I have dedicated my future to doing just that.
As a case manager, life coach and client advocate, I have developed a unique ability to engage and develop trust with clients, which allows them to be comfortable and open up to me, and most importantly to themselves. This ability facilitates the changing and adaptation process. While working with clients, I use my own experiences to relate to them and assist them in unraveling their own coping mechanism.
My experiences as a child, teenager and now as an adult, has taught me how essential "Self-Confidence" is to living a productive life. It is what I had as a child, teenager and what I continue to have now. Through years of multiples crisis, life events and obstacles, self –confidence enabled me to overcome my challenges. I have helped friends and families throughout my life. Now, I am ready to extend my assistance to my community.
I have trained, advocated and coached addicts, the mentally ill, troubled teenagers, mothers etc... I notice that they all have one thing in common, which is “A Thinking Pattern". I know for a fact that this mentality can be changed. Ask me and I will tell you how.
When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my daughter Aycis and talking to my friends and family. Occasionally, I love to travel.