dansharir

About dansharir

I have a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Walden University. I am also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I am experienced is treating clients individually and in groups and also train counseling students. I have enjoyed teaching and supervising Master’s level clinicians. My practice focuses on the areas of anxiety, depression, and addiction.

What to Try When Your Child is Always Anxious

Everyday life is tough for a child wrestling with anxiety.If your child is constantly worried, on edge, and upset, life can be tough for you as well. You want more than anything to keep them safe and believe that they feel safe too. Your hope is that they can grow up confident in themselves and their ability to cope with the world.

What to Try When Your Child is Always Anxious2019-05-12T21:37:01+00:00

SAD? What You Can Do Now to Defend Your Mind Against the Dark Days of Winter

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression. However, it is cyclical or seasonal. In other words, it’s a depression that only happens during the winter months. Notably, there is a rarer form of the condition called Reverse Seasonal Affective Disorder. In that case, the depression occurs during the summer.

SAD? What You Can Do Now to Defend Your Mind Against the Dark Days of Winter2019-01-29T17:27:46+00:00

Silent Night, Lonely Night? 8 Small Ways to Resist Rumination & Isolation During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a beautiful, cozy, wonderful time of year. However, many of us feel lonely during this season. Winter weather, family challenges, and holiday stress can all increase feelings of loneliness.

Silent Night, Lonely Night? 8 Small Ways to Resist Rumination & Isolation During the Holidays2018-12-10T17:11:57+00:00

Strategies to Keep Your Self Safe and Sober Amid Holiday Celebrations

Many people are able to enjoy the occasional drink or drug use. In fact, holiday celebrations often include alcohol. They may include marijuana and other drugs. If you struggle with addiction or substance misuse, then this time of year can be especially challenging. After all, there are a lot of triggers during the holiday season. [...]

Strategies to Keep Your Self Safe and Sober Amid Holiday Celebrations2018-11-28T13:37:34+00:00