Shahana manages a team of play therapists who work with children in schools, adoption, fostering and homicide. She is also the founder of the ‘Therapeutic Schools Programme’ through which she is working with schools across England to put children’s wellbeing at the core of education. Pioneering a vision for all schools to become therapeutic schools, her unique approach has been recognised by BBC newsround and BBC Teach who have both featured Shahana. She recently won the Business Entrepreneur Award at the 2021 inspirational women’s awards by the Katie Piper foundation. Shahana writes a regular segment in Head Teachers Update magazine and sits on a foster care panel.