Sharon Walker, MSW, RSW
Sharon is a registered social worker with over 30 years of experience in the mental health field.
Sharon has had the pleasure of collaborating with individuals and families across the life span.
As a clinician Sharon supports the counselling process through cultivating a safe, non-
judgmental space that encourages a therapeutic relationship to co-create goals that have
meaning and value to improve her client’s life journey. Sharon has experience providing
counselling to individuals who struggle with Anxiety, Depression, grief and loss, trauma,
addictions, compassion fatigue, chronic conditions and new diagnosis, separation, mood
dysregulation (anger management, stress management, behaviour/transition challenges in
children) and attachment disruptions.
Sharon’s practice is relationally based, family centred, anti-oppressive and focused on
resilience in a holistic way. Clinically Sharon works from an evidence informed lens that is
eclectic given best practice research. Sharon utilizes narrative therapy, solution focused,
cognitive behaviourial and family systems to provide trauma informed, attachment-based
Sharon’s clinical work at Brant Mental Health will focus, primarily, on children and their
families. The focus of this work will be based on attachment and connections understanding the
importance of co-regulation, relationship and emotional intelligence. The counselling process
will include multiple methods including psychoeducation, play and talk therapy. As a certified
Circle of Security instructor families will learn new concepts using this evidence-based approach.
Sharon felt it was important to provide her professional experience, humbling and
transparently, so it is noted below. This provides a rich foundation for clinical practice. It is
equally important to note that Sharon believes that individuals and families are the experts in
their lives. As a social worker it is her goal to help to facilitate the unpacking of the journey to
name the important things in life and co-create strategies to achieve the goals set.
She has provided clinical supports in a diverse range of settings.
Sharon and her partner of 36 years are proud parents of two adult children and grandparents to
two grandchildren. Sharon enjoys travel and has visited Europe on several occasions.