Sharon Skelton, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapy in Sacramento, California, 95816

Sharon Skelton, LMFT

Sharon Skelton, LMFT

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - 46398
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: $140
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

2627 Capitol Ave
Suite 4
Sacramento, California 95816

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My Approach to Helping

I am a traumatic grief counselor, trained in trauma therapy and focused on grief. If you are struggling with the death of someone you love, or have old losses that are causing you pain today, I'd like to help. Losses of all kinds can leave you feeling adrift and uncertain. When we don't tend to these feelings, we sow seeds for anxiety, depression, and unhealthy behaviors. Grief therapy can help guide you through the process of mourning and into a life of healing, purpose, and joy.

More Info About My Practice

I am certified by the EMDR International Association to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. This empirically proven treatment, recommended by the World Health Organization for the treatment of trauma, can help alleviate the negative symptoms associated with traumatic events. I also offer EMDR consultation for therapists.

I am a registered yoga teacher and long-time meditator. I occasionally incorporate relaxation training, meditation, guided imagery, and expressive arts where appropriate. I talk about yoga, but don't offer that in session.

I am certified to facilitate The Daring Way, a program designed by Dr. Brene Brown to help people build resiliency to the feeling of shame and move toward closer, more authentic connections. I offer an ongoing Daring Women's group that focuses on her work.

With advanced notice, I have access to a beautiful, accessible office space.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Trauma Therapy
Resiliency to shame
Traumatic grief
The aftermath of violence
Mothering struggles
Spiritual abuse/high control groups.

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Services I Provide

  • Art Therapy
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Consultation
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Daring Women, a working moms group focusing on the work of Dr. Brene Brown, author of Daring Greatly and Braving the Wilderness.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Parenting
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Shame

Types of Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Control Mastery Theory
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Psychodynamic
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