Sharon Barrett, MSW, RSW, is a Toronto-based therapist providing individual counselling and psychotherapy services to adults 18 years and over presenting with issues related to mental health, stress management, relationships, life transitions and more. . She is the founder and owner of Deep Blue Counselling and Mental Wellness Services. Situated in mid-town Toronto, Sharon offers a safe space for clients to work through their challenges, harness their strengths, gain perspective and move toward that state of balance we all seek. Drawing on therapeutic models such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Family Systems, she works one-to-one to help clients who may be struggling with distressing emotions that get in the way of their productivity, peace of mind, or relationships with family, friends, a loved-one or co-workers. In some cases, they may be going through periods of change and struggle to find balance and comfort in the midst of uncertainty. Sharon has a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Toronto, specializing in Mental Health. She is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers. She has been working with people experiencing various levels of distress since 2007. “If you are at an impasse in your life…if you simply cannot go on with things being the way they are… you are in the perfect place for change to happen,” says Sharon.