Sharon Hagen received her M.A. in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University Chicago where she was recognized as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois. Credentials presently include: Licensed Professional Counselor in Michigan, a fellow and professional member of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, an Imago-certified Imago Relationship Therapist. Imago is widely recognized as quite an effective model of counseling with couples. While in Illinois, Sharon received a certificate in spiritual companioning from the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Educated as a pastoral counselor, Sharon’s religious affiliation is Roman Catholic; however, she maintains a strong clinical focus, welcoming the dimensions of faith or spirituality at the client’s initiative, always respecting the client’s religious or spiritual beliefs and practices.
Sharon joined the staff of the Samaritan Counseling Center of Southeast Michigan in January, 2005. Welcoming adolescents, individual adults and couples, she works with a wide variety of client challenges, among them: life transitions, coping with stress, loss, depression, anxiety and the search for meaning.