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.

Relationship Counseling:
I was licensed in California in 1987 and in Colorado in 1993. I practiced in the San Francisco Bay Area where I worked in private practice, clinics, school-based programs, and non-profit organizations. In Colorado, I continued my specialization with individuals and couples, groups and organizations. I am a Level 2 Gottman Therapist.

I was an Adjunct Professor at Regis University in Human Growth and Development, where I received the Excellence in Education award as a course consultant.

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.