I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Registered Marriage & Family Therapist Intern (RMFTI) with the State of Florida, and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) with over six (6) years of clinical experience.
I am a solution-focused, multi-culturally competent, mental health, and systems-focused counselor, who provides psychotherapy to adolescents, young adults, adults, couples, and families. I focus on issues/symptoms related to depression, anxiety, stress and anger management, self-esteem, grief and loss, trauma, couples’ and family issues, such as conflictual patterns, ineffective communication styles, emotional reactivity, blended families, separation/divorce, and substance use.
I am trained in and primarily utilize treatment modalities that include, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Techniques, Family Systems, and Life-Skills Training.
I am also extensively skilled and trained in providing therapeutic, support, and linkage services to members of the LGBTQA community, with a specialized focus in care to Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH), relationship and substance use issues, and transgender care as set forth by The World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH).
“It is my absolute passion to assist you with becoming your true, authentic self: whether those entails becoming unstuck and getting your life back on track following some distressful event, or simply exploring new aspects of your life, altogether. Whatever the outcome, I will work collaboratively with you to achieve a level of acceptance and functionality that promotes self-efficacy.”
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Family conflicts
Addictions , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Gender Dysphoria , HIV / AIDS Read more...
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
LMHC #MH16634 (Expires: 2023-03-31)
Sharona is very attentive, assertive and professional. She makes me feel really heard and understood. Definitely a big help for my current journey.
Highly recommended! I can see the progress I’m making in my healing process!!!
She listens and understands how you feel while helping you to personally address the problems she is very up beat down to earth and over all has helped me to process my own internalized issues in a short time strongly recommend her to any lgbtqia+ peoples