As a social worker, Sharon has devoted her life to building families and supporting those families over time. She is also an international lecturer, author, curriculum developer, video trainer, support group leader, mentor and coach. Her vast knowledge is brought to the fore as a Circle4Parents coach. For families considering beginning the process of adding children through to the lifelong issues that arise, Sharon addresses adoption, foster care, kinship care and their many aspects.
With an MS in Psychology, Sharon is passionate about helping families grow towards the best possible outcomes and gaining joy from their choices. She has expanded her own family through adoption and foster care and addressed the complexities of race; openness in adoption; legal issues; and parenting children who come from a history of trauma and abuse.