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Sharon W. Mackel


Sharon W. Mackel


Online, Beachwood


800-642-4560 x857



J.M. Harlan High School - Chicago, Illinois.

Spelman College - Atlanta,
Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.

The University of Tennessee School of Social Work - Nashville Branch with a Master of Science in Social Work.


Licensed Independent Social Worker with a Supervisor
designation, licensed by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker,
and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.


Mrs. Mackel’s background includes a variety of experiences and settings including academia, work with children, adolescents, adults and the elderly, in child abuse and neglect prevention and within the behavioral health care arena; concentration includes providing faith based counseling, hospice care, grief and loss and providing bereavement support as an Advanced Certified Grief Recovery Specialist and is a Board Certified Tele-Health Professional Level II.

She is also experienced in work with addressing Anxiety, depression and stress with a strength-based solution focused practice core directing a strong emphasis upon Wellness, Self-Care and Self-Empowerment, undergirded with a faith-based belief system.

She is a strong proponent of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as a therapeutic intervention.

Personal statement:

My practice is an act of impassioned servanthood driven by faith in response to God’s goodness and unending love.

I believe that having a safe place in a grief journey is sacred and am committed to providing it. Grief being a normal natural emotional response to loss, I am a strong proponent for recognizing and acknowledging the need for support, promoting self-care, finding peace toward healing and living and growing into a different restored experience.

Hope Behavioral Health counseling services


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