Sharon Brandon, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist located in Bakersfield, CA

About Brandon

Sharon H Brandon, LMFT, PPS

Sharon Brandon is a trauma specialist trained in EMDR therapy.  Sharon is also a parent training specialist.  She has worked within the local community providing counseling services for over 20 years.  She is a domestic violence & sexual assault expert having worked at the Alliance Against Family Violence & Sexual Assault.  She worked at the county level and in private practice delivering mental health services and with Bakersfield City School District working as a School Counselor.  Sharon worked almost 5 years for Kaiser Permanente where she worked extensively with anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD & Trauma, depression, grief, occupational problems, aging, depression, codependency, relationships, & people-pleasing tendencies.  Sharon is experienced in working with children but prefers to work with parents to assist them in gaining knowledge & confidence in their ability to raise strong, loving, and responsible children.  She has wide-ranging experience working with parents and is a certified parent trainer in Active Parenting & Guiding Good Choices.  Sharon is an eclectic therapist who utilizes the best of several therapeutic approaches including life experience.     

 

Education: 

California State University, Bakersfield—Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

California State University, Bakersfield—Master of Science in Counseling

California State University, Bakersfield—Pupil Personnel Services (PPS)   

EMDR Institute:  Fully trained in 2016. 

EMDRIA:  Certification by November 2019

Specialization

EMDR Trauma

CBT & The 3 Principals

Parent Trainer

Mindfulness Based Practices

Person Centered Approach

Languages:

English

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Sharon H Brandon, LMFT, PPS

Sharon Brandon is a trauma specialist trained in EMDR therapy.  Sharon is also a parent training specialist.  She has worked within the local community providing counseling services for over 20 years.  She is a domestic violence & sexual assault expert having worked at the Alliance Against Family Violence & Sexual Assault.  She worked at the county level and in private practice delivering mental health services and with Bakersfield City School District working as a School Counselor.  Sharon worked almost 5 years for Kaiser Permanente where she worked extensively with anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD & Trauma, depression, grief, occupational problems, aging, depression, codependency, relationships, & people-pleasing tendencies.  Sharon is experienced in working with children but prefers to work with parents to assist them in gaining knowledge & confidence in their ability to raise strong, loving, and responsible children.  She has wide-ranging experience working with parents and is a certified parent trainer in Active Parenting & Guiding Good Choices.  Sharon is an eclectic therapist who utilizes the best of several therapeutic approaches including life experience.     

 

Education: 

California State University, Bakersfield—Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

California State University, Bakersfield—Master of Science in Counseling

California State University, Bakersfield—Pupil Personnel Services (PPS)   

EMDR Institute:  Fully trained in 2016. 

EMDRIA:  Certification by November 2019

Specialization

EMDR Trauma

CBT & The 3 Principals

Parent Trainer

Mindfulness Based Practices

Person Centered Approach

Languages:

English


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Insurance Information

At Psychiatric Wellness Center, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. At Psychiatric Wellness Center we are currently accepting Medicare insurances. At Psychiatric Wellness Center, we are currently accepting private insurances or self-pay. Please contact one of our offices (661-323-6410 or 661-431-1555) if you do not see your insurance provider listed.