About Sharon

Sharon, a member of Forbes Coaches Council, is a certified, trauma informed trainer. Her life experiences and research have earned her the admiration of her colleagues in the mental health, business, and education professions who esteem her as an emotional intelligence coach as well as an attachment and behavioral specialist in the fields of interpersonal neural biology and trauma informed care. She wrote  Empathy, The Steroid for Your Child’s Self-Esteem, Volumes I and II based on her own trauma informed and mental wellness program, Unique EQ.  She has worked for 27 years in the area of personal discovery and trauma intervention with her own children, students, and adults through her ministry Garden of Grace, her school Garden of Arts, a fine art school she held in her home. 20 years of home educating as a single mother of five, teaching grades Kindergarten through high school for twenty years gave her an edge on empowering the unique intelligence and self-direction of her students. Bringing out the best in people is her passion. Today Sharon has translated that same passion into tools for executives and administrators  delivering EI training materials for the workplace.

Her motto is: We don’t just manage the pain, we build the brain by turning every day circumstances into developmental opportunities needed in a high stimulus, fast paced world! She believes in empowering minds through the power of empathy. 

She is passionate about motivational speaking while networking with organizational leaders and training mental health specialists in trauma informed care  and attachment.

Sharon has produced 67 TV productions promoting social and relational wellness in community, church and organizational settings as well as public and private schools utilizing interdisciplinary models of social, psychological, and neurological studies. Her new ground breaking books,  Empathy, The Steroid for Your Child’s Self-Esteem, and the companion Self-Esteem Kit are being promoted amongst her clients and colleagues, parents and professionals.

Speaking Engagements and Previously Published Works:

As a community organizer and attachment specialist, Sharon has been a guest speaker on WOWO Radio, interviewed on The Verbal Edge – Access Fort Wayne TV, has hosted and coordinated public forums and events for state and local leaders. She has had the privilege of speaking to and training organizations such as Anthony Wayne Rotary Club and Fellowship of Christian Counselors, the YMCA and many other organizations.  Sharon featured the issue and trauma of human trafficking on her Access Fort Wayne TV show and collaborated with other presenters at a Human Trafficking Conference through University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne. In addition to one-on-one coaching, her preferred occupation is motivational speaking and consulting for conferences and seminars, teaching her own curriculum and aligning with other professionals to assist their efforts in raising awareness about the power of empathy!

Sharon would love to meet you through a seminar, teleconference or one on one coaching. Feel free to call for a fifteen minute free consultation! 260-443-3056.