Sharon is a Clinical, Health, Rehabilitation & Counselling Psychologist. She is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and L’Ordre des Psychologues du Québec. She offers a full range of psychological services and interventions including Psychodiagnostic Assessments and Psychotherapy Treatments including Neurofeedback (EEG Biofeedback), Mindfulness-Based Interventions, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and a variety of Trauma Therapies.
Sharon’s areas of specialty includes recovery from PTSD, traumas from present day circumstances or childhood, chronic pain & illness, depression, anxiety, back-to-school or work challenges, marital and family difficulties, as well as grief, death and dying. Sharon has expertise in helping professionals who are experiencing stress, anxiety, depression or burn-out including Medical Doctors, Lawyers, Teachers and Dentists. Additionally, she has gained an expertise working with Military Members, Veterans, and Front Line Workers. Her earlier career as a Registered Nurse informs her expertise with mental health challenges, as well as her therapeutic skills of compassion, validation and presence.
Sharon works with her clients within an integrated approach, incorporating the vital mind-body connection in healing and transforming emotional wounds, as well as building resiliency and psychological flexibility. She collaborates with her clients to tailor therapy to each person’s needs and goals. Sharon is passionate about the growing field of neuroscience, particularly neuroplasticity and psycho-neuro-immunology, otherwise known as mind-body medicine. Sharon has completed trainings in Neurofeedback in Clinical Practice, in the United States and Canada and has a special interest in treating mental health challenges including PTSD, Concussion, and Closed Traumatic Brain Injury. In addition, Sharon completed the Foundations of Mindfulness Teacher’s Practicum at The Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic, trained to be a Teacher in Mindfulness Interventions. She is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), Levels 1 & 2, as an on-site Trauma Responder with expertise in facilitating CISM Interventions for small & large groups.