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LCSW, CSAC Sharon Black

Provides online counseling through BetterHelp

Mental health conditions are real, common and treatable.

And recovery is possible.

Sharon Black is an experienced, licensed Mental Health Professional who specializes in affordable online therapy offered through our partner, BetterHelp.

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Licensing: LCSW, CSAC Years in Practice: 6 State: Virginia

Hello, my name is Sharon M. Black and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with an undergraduate degree in sociology /criminal justice and graduate degree in social work (MSW). I am licensed in the state of Virginia and have been providing outpatient therapy for over 5 years with an abundance of life experience that can benefit many of my clients. In addition, I have experience working with clients dealing with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and stress, childhood traumas, PTSD, relationships and family conflict. I am also a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) and have worked and helped clients with Substance use disorders. I further have experience in facilitating groups for Substance abuse/relapse prevention, anger management, conflict resolution, and parenting. In addition, I am a certified prescreener and specializes in dealing with Crisis situation and De-escalation.

My counseling style is open and honest but warm and relatable. I like to focus on mind, body and spirit; as a person needs to feel whole and well in all three areas. I practice in my scope of expertise that is bond by my own ethical principles as well as a professional code of ethics.

I look forward to collaborating with you so that you can live your best and most productive life.

About online counseling

Online counseling allows you to receive care from an online mental health practitioner via phone, video chat, or instant messaging. It is convenient for those who may have trouble getting to or would prefer not to have in-person therapy appointments. Starting at $65 per week, online counseling is generally more affordable than in-person counseling. A study by researchers at University of California, Berkeley found that online counseling can be just as effective as face-to-face therapy while being more convenient, affordable, and accessible.

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Stress Anxiety Addictions Family conflicts Anger management Depression LGBT Relationship issues Trauma and abuse Grief Intimacy-related issues Parenting issues Self esteem Career difficulties Bipolar disorder Coping with life changes ADHD
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Reviews for Sharon Black

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(31 reviews)
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Listens very well and can interpret very well

Mar 21, 2022


Sharon has been such a blast to get to know and better unpack emotions that has been lingering for years.

Dec 06, 2021


Great therapist

Dec 18, 2022


So far, she’s great!

P.H.·Aug 18, 2022


Sharon I really appreciate your advice and support. She’s pretty amazing

J.A.·Jul 29, 2022


I decided to go back to in person therapy which is why I discontinued working with Sharon. She is a great therapist and I would highly recommend her to anyone!

S.A.·Jul 26, 2022


Sharon is amazing. I would not have taken care of many things if I didn't work with her.

C.A.·Jul 26, 2022


Sharon was great in helping me uncover patterns and trends that I’ve carried since my childhood into my now adult life. Working with her has opened up my perspective about myself and the relationships around me in a positive way. I’m truly grateful for her service and our sessions!

J.E.·Jul 21, 2022


Sharon helped give me a lot of much needed perspective on a lot of things, and was a great source of support and wisdom during a difficult time. She’s very warm and patient and I could not recommend her enough.

M.I.·Jun 29, 2022


Sharon always makes me feel comfortable and I really value the advice and tips she has given me throughout our sessions. I feel like she gives me applicable advice that I can take into my day to day life.

S.A.·May 06, 2022


Excellent therapist! Definitely saw and felt a positive change after a few weeks of seeing her.

G.R.·Apr 30, 2022


I've only had 1 meeting so far with Sharon, but it was very helpful. She asked questions and listened to my answers and provided feedback. I'm excited for future sessions!

J.I.·Apr 18, 2022


Best therapist I have had

K.R.·Apr 12, 2022


Sharon helped me make life affecting decisions in a positive way.

C.H.·Mar 24, 2022


Great Therapist so far!

C.O.·Mar 14, 2022


I’ve grown and learned so much. I am thankful to do this healing work with Mrs. Black.

K.I.·Feb 09, 2022


Sharon empowered me. After my sessions with her I feel renewed and confident to overcome my obstacles. I am so grateful to have the opportunity to work with her.

K.A.·Feb 01, 2022


Sharon is absolutely wonderful! I have been having therapy with her for nearly 3 months and am such a stronger person because of her. Sharon is so warm, approachable and positive and a credit to BetterHelp. Thank you for everything!

H.O.·Jan 27, 2022


Sharon is a great therapist and person. We have some similarities in the way that we think and it made our sessions flow so much easier.

T.Y.·Jan 11, 2022


I had my skepticism about therapy and enjoyed self reflecting. However this pandemic made me realize that I need help. Sharon has been tremendous help. I feel like I can trust her and she listens. She’s gentle and direct. I enjoy our sessions and can see the difference they’ve made. It’s only been a few sessions but I already feel like she is the family member that I needed, the friend that I needed. I would highly recommend. She’s warm and welcoming. Sometimes you can feel like a mess and judged but with her I feel safe with her and trust her with the truth. I look forward to opening up more. This is my first experience with therapy and she’s made such a positive impression.

J.O.·Jan 10, 2022


Ms. Sharon is a great therapist. We connected very easily and as time went on I became very comfortable with her.

T.A.·Jan 10, 2022


Sharon is very good.

K.E.·Jan 05, 2022


Mrs. Black has been a wonderful help to me. She listens and draws from her own life experience to assist me with the help I need. She listens well and offers constructive comments and ideas to help me come up with solutions. I highly recommend her!

L.O.·Dec 30, 2021



K.R.·Dec 09, 2021


Ms. Black is very professional and she has helped me greatly. I have just started therapy and so far, it is going well. Thank you.

C.H.·Nov 18, 2021


She is the best

P.R.·Nov 14, 2021


I only got to spend a short amount of time with Sharon, unfortunately. She is attentive, kind, and gets right to the point. She explained things to me in a way that I had not heard before, even as someone who has gone to therapy numerous times in the past. She is wonderful and I highly, highly recommend her.

K.A.·Nov 02, 2021


Sharon is absolutely the best. She really listens to you and doesn’t make you feel like you or your feelings don’t matter. She has an aura that makes it easy for you to open up and in sessions it feels like a conversation rather than an awkward encounter. She is definitely my motivator as well and is challenging me in my journey. 10/10 would recommend!!

D.A.·Nov 02, 2021


Sharon is wonderful! She is down to earth and relatable.

H.E.·Oct 18, 2021


I have just recently started sessions with Sharon and I am already feeling very good about the work we are doing. She is patient, kind, and understanding. She is my cheerleader and that is just what I need right now. We do not live in the traumas of the past, we look to the happiness of the future.

M.A.·Sep 12, 2021


She is a great counselor

K.E.·Sep 01, 2021


Affordable, convenient, and accessible, Sharon Black offers counseling online

  • Affordable: Pay a low flat fee.
  • Convenient: Do it at your own time and at your own pace. Communicate whenever you feel it's needed.
  • Available now: There is no waiting list and no calls to make. Simply fill out a short questionnaire and send your first message.