Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist BBS36801
Education and Licensure: Sharon Tawfilis earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology with honors from Chapman University. She received her Bachelors Degree in International Business from San Diego State University. She completed internships in inpatient drug and alcohol rehab in Oakland California, in counseling teens at the middle and high school levels focusing on such areas as ADHD and drug and alcohol prevention and worked in San Francisco with homeless youth with HIV/AIDS. Sharon is licensed, in marriage and family therapy, by the Board of Behavioral Sciences in the state of California. Sharon is also a certified Energy Medicine practitioner.
Specialty: Sharon Tawfilis has expertise in cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, family systems and person-centered therapies. She also utilizes groundbreaking methods that break through the barriers to success such as meridian tapping and energy clearing techniques. Her focus includes but is not limited to, depression, stress, grief and loss, divorce and separation, life stage issues, and drug and alcohol issues.
Personal: Sharon was born and raised in San Diego, California. She has also lived in England and in northern California. Sharon loves being a mom to twin boys, and enjoys yoga, hiking, boogie boarding, movies and relaxing at home with a good book.
Philosophy: Healing and lasting change happens more quickly and deeply with a heart centered approach.