Sharon Diaz is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist. She specializes in individual, couples and family psychotherapy with a holistic approach. She is the author of Melodee Roo & The Wantoks Too! Letters For Grieving Children Like You.
With 40 years experience as a clinician, and a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University specializing in Marriage & Family therapy she currently works with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are depression & anxiety, marital strife, parent-child concerns, alcohol & drug problems, holistic pain management, grief, emotional distress and personal growth.
In addition Sharon has presented at conferences, colleges and to general audiences on topics ranging from stress management, rebuilding after divorce, holistic pain management and the science of energy healing.
Sharon is a practical, interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns. She incorporates a blend of conventional and alternative approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful for each client.
With sensitivity and compassion gained from her own personal life as she healed from her own divorce, gained strength as a single parent and used all her known healing modalities to help her when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, she works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve life goals.
She was inspired following the death of her nephew who left behind a wife and two small children, to write the 12-part series of interactive e-books- Melodee Roo & The Wantoks Too! Letters For Grieving Children Like You. The first-ever program of its kind, offering specific techniques to comfort, educate and guide children and their families to cope with the loss of a loved one, right in the comfort of their own home.
And, in her spare time, Sharon has done stand-up comedy in CT and graced the stage of the Metropolitan Room in NYC!
Education: BS Psychology, MS Counselor Education plus a certification specializing in Marriage and Family therapy and Gestalt therapy
Additional Training: Numerous courses in Complimentary and Alternative Medicine including Energy healing, Pain Management, Shamanic Healing, healthy eating and spiritual traditions.
Sharon is the author of
Melodee Roo & The Wantoks Too! Letters For Grieving Children Like You