Sharon McKinney, M.A.

Sharon graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling in 2003. Sharon also holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Sharon is currently in her pre-licensing phase of clinical training and is under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Supervisor at Christian Counseling Associates.

Sharon holds the following licenses and certifications:

  • American Association of Christian Counselors 
  • Certified Recovery Coach
  • Certified Life Coach
  • Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Professional Experience:

Sharon has experience working with individuals, families, adolescents, and groups in a variety of settings that include:

  • Outpatient Mental Health Counseling
  • Intensive Outpatient Programs
  • Drug and Alcohol Treatment/Recovery
  • Residential Setting
  • Foster Care and Adoption Agency
  • Education/Teacher

Areas of Specialty:

Sharon works with individuals from across the lifespan. She is trained to work with most areas of clinical disorder. Clinically, she employs a faith-based approach using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution-focused Brief Therapy. Sharon specializes in the following areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Addiction
  • Substance Use/Abuse
  • Grief and Loss
  • Personality Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Family Conflict and Communication
  • Trauma/ PTSD
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Self-Esteem

Sharon integrates Faith-Based Counseling by incorporating biblical principles and prayer in each session. She is an active church member who enjoys being a small group member and teaching children on Sunday mornings.

Locations:

Sharon is available at our Morgantown, West Virginia office.

LAST UPDATED: 6/10/2022

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