112 Ohio Street, Suite 109, Bellingham, WA 98225

About Me

My first psychotherapy office was opened in 1994 and, since then, I have been in private practice treating men, women, adolescents, couples, families and groups. I am both a licensed mental health counselor and a certified chemical dependency specialist level II.


Washington State Certified Mental Health Counselor, 1995 | Washington State Certified Chemical Dependency Professional II, 1995


B.A., Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Art, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, 1983
M.A., Theatre, Dramatic Literature, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 1988
M.A., Psychology, Antioch University, Seattle, WA 1993

I specialize in several areas of treatment. Among them:
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• Addictions
• Dual Diagnoses
• Men and Women's Issues
• Trauma Recovery
• Relationship Issues
• Loss and Grief
• Depression, Anxiety And Adjustment Disorders
I use a broad and eclectic range of therapeutic modalities from brief therapy as well as longer-term psychodynamic, insight-oriented methods.
Email Sharon O'Connell in Bellingham, Washington, when you want help from a compassionate mental health counselor.