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Sharon Jenkins, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Relationships Self esteem, Motivation Depression
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About me

Hello! Whatever brought you here to consider a counseling relationship, you have taken a courageous step. If you choose me as your therapist, I will help you work toward overcoming your stumbling blocks. I can help with whatever your issues are, including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, or substance use. I will always be real with you, and we will work together in a way that makes you feel safe. My approach is strengths based, client centered and solution focused.

A little about me: I grew up in North Carolina with three brothers. I graduated from the University of NC at Chapel Hill with degrees in Psychology and Clinical Social Work. I moved to Georgia, became licensed as an LCSW, and I've been helping people for over 20 years.
Outside of work, my greatest blessing is my young adult son, who is a recent Air Force veteran. I value my friends, family and faith. I have two dogs and a cat. I love to walk or hike, eat out, and listen to music. I especially love the beach!

I believe you are the expert of your own life. If you choose me as your therapist, we will work toward accomplishing your goals together. My clients tell me that I am calming, genuine, encouraging and trustworthy. It would be an honor to join you in your healing journey. Whatever your decision, I wish you all the best.

Professional experience

25yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions Relationships Self esteem, Motivation Depression

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Men's issues, Midlife crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy and childbirth, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social anxiety and phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Sharon Jenkins. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

I feel very lucky to have been matched up with the perfect therapist for me on the first try. I need someone to listen to me and participate in conversation as well as someone who can help me set goals for myself. Sharon is perfect for me. She’s a great listener and we share some of the issues that life doles out so she truly understands. Thanks Better Help and thanks Sharon!

Written on Jun 19, 2023 after therapy with Sharon for 11 months

Ms. Jenkins has given me a new second wind in my life by helping me heal any and all unresolved traumas and feelings across the board. She has been most helpful and honest with me even when it’s answers I wasn’t expecting or wanting to hear. I’m grateful to have her as my therapist.

Written on Apr 24, 2023 after therapy with Sharon for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Sharon is awesome I loved working with her

Written on Apr 21, 2023 after therapy with Sharon for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

Sharon is very empathetic and professional, but she's also not afraid to tell you what you need to hear. She has been nothing but supportive.

Written on Feb 17, 2023 after therapy with Sharon for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Sharon is absolutely fantastic. She was always there and ready to listen and always gave a lot of really great guidance. She helped me through some really tough stuff and was always very patient, kind and considerate. I highly recommend her and value my time with her very very much.

Written on Oct 28, 2022 after therapy with Sharon for 11 months on issues concerning relationship issues

So far she's been Great. Thanks

Written on Jun 17, 2022 after therapy with Sharon for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and adhd