Sharon L. Clouden-Woods
RSW, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
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Sharon is a Registered Social Worker who specializes in providing counselling to individuals struggling with emotional distress caused by chronic illness, depression, anxiety, and domestic violence. In addition, Sharon has provided support to clients experiencing feelings of guilt, grief/loss, or who have endured physical, emotional or spiritual trauma and dysregulation. Sharon does this using evidence-based, solution-oriented therapy and draws from a variety of therapeutic frameworks. Sharon provides these methods of therapy in an empathetic manner, to help assess safety concerns and assist clients in learning ways of coping and dealing with challenges using integrative and strengths-based approach, person-centered and culturally sensitive therapeutic techniques.

"Together, we'll explore and remove blocks that keep you from living the life you want. My goal is to create a supportive, nurturing, and safe environment, filled with compassion and care, where you will explore your strengths, and unique abilities while challenging old stories and begin the process of feeling hopeful. BREATHE!"

Practice Location:
At this time Sharon is fully remote, offering sessions by video or phone. She will return to offering in-person options in the future.

Practice Hours:
Weekday Mornings, Weekday Evenings, Weekends

Education:
Master's of Social Work (York University)


Areas of Specialty:

PTSD
Intimate Partner Abuse
Impacts of racism or discrimination
Stress/Burnout
Chronic/Serious Illness
Trauma
Self-exploration
Women's Issues
Self-Esteem
Relationship Challenges
Parenting
Pain Management
Life Transitions
Grief
Domestic Violence
Depression
Anxiety Disorders
Aging


Therapeutic Modalities Include:

Anti-Oppressive
Self-Compassion Practice
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Short-Term Solution Focused
Narrative Therapy
Strength-based
Spiritual-based
Trauma-Informed
Mindfulness