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Dr. Sharon Sass


Dr. Sharon Sass received her Doctorate in Psychology from Boston University in 1984. She is a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and works with individuals, couples and groups. In addition, She is a Hypnotherapist and practitioner of Mind-Body Therapy. She has studied with many Master Clinicians including her greatest influence, Dr. Jane Forsyth, Ed. D. Sharon's extensive post-graduate training also includes three years with Dr. Dan Brown at the Center for Integrative Psychotherapy and many seminars with Dr. Herbert Benson at the Mind/Body Medical Institute. Sharon holds to the belief that whatever school of thought or modality, deep healing of the psyche is based in the authentic emotional engagement between the therapist and client.

Dr. Sass is a recipient of the Boston University Counseling Women's Award and was instrumental in starting their Master's Specialization on Counseling Women Program. She has taught Psychology seminars at Boston University, Boston College and Simmon's College. She is licensed in the State of Massachusetts and is a member of the American Psychological Association.

From a young age, Sharon has had a passion for the teachings of the Great Wisdom traditions, both Eastern and Western. She believes that embracing something larger than ourselves, in whatever form, can help the healing process. She integrates science, spirituality and psychology into her work as a Psychotherapist. This powerful combination of talk therapy and energy psychology can transmute many traumas and negative belief patterns into positive, useable energy for growth. In addition to her own psychotherapy, Sharon has practiced meditation for many years.

Dr. Sass brings other interests and talents to her practice. She is a professional painter and completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of New Hampshire. She maintains a studio at the Joy Street Studios and is represented by the Kiley Court Gallery in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Her work can be seen online at SharonSass.com. Sharon has a special interest in the creative process and has published research on the field. She enjoys working with artists in her psychotherapy practice.

Sharon lives with her family in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has three wonderful children. She enjoys time with her family and friends, gardening, painting and being in her cottage on Cape Cod.

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