ABOUT SHARLA

sharla-fullI bring to the table a warm, engaging and inquisitive style, direct and filled with tools and resources to guide our work together. I have had the privilege of helping hundreds of individuals, couples, families, and companies work through incredible challenges toward a positive outcome with greater resilience through relationship counseling for 34 years.

Relationship Counseling:
I believe that investing in our relationships is the most important investment we can make. The mission of my practice is to inspire, support and grow the relational resource and skills to increase connection, effective communication and joy with couples, families and organizations. I am a Gottman Referred Therapist and work with couples of all stages of relationship- from dating, pre-marital, non-traditional, parenting, empty-nesting, discernment and blended families.

Organizational Experience:
I also have 21 years working with corporations and organizations in organizational, training and development and provide an array of services for employees and Executives as well as CEOs.

Education:
I hold a Master’s Degree in Counseling from St. Mary’s University. In addition, I have a second Masters in Education and a Bachelors Degree in Music from Austin College.

Personal Background:
On a personal note, I have 34 years in marriage with two grown daughters, now married. I  am a proud grandmother of Daniel and Sophia and we adore spending Mondays with “Mimi”. (my name given by my grandson, Daniel) I love quality time with my beloved family and friends, hiking, music, and travel. I am a connector and bring zest, creativity, and appreciation of excellence and beauty both for my clients and the greater world. I will be honored to assist you through the change you are seeking.