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Amira Sedki

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Amira Sedki joined us as our full time School Counselor in 2016. Amira is a native of Philadelphia and attended Central High School. After receiving her BA from The New School, Amira served for 2 years in the Peace Corps in West Africa (Senegal), working in the agriculture sector. She returned to Philly and earned a Masters in Social Work from Temple University.


Before joining the GSFS team, Amira worked for 5 years in community mental health as a child & family therapist and 3 years as a school counselor at Wissahickon Charter School. 

Amira is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and a registered play therapist. She has post graduate training in trauma informed care and is particularly interested in using mindfulness in work with children and adolescents.

When she is not at work, Amira spends time with her husband and two daughters Naima (6) and Sana (3). Amira likes yoga, nature, soul music, knitting, sewing, and healthy baking. She loves practicing her French and traveling.