Sharon graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor Degree in Social Work in 1993. She began working in the chemical dependency field in 1994 and became certified as a CDP in 1996. Sharon has been working in outpatient treatment on the eastside of King County for the past fourteen years. She joined ATA as their Clinical Director in June 2007 and is responsible for all clinical functions. She is also an instructor at Bellevue Community College in the Alcohol and Drug Counseling Program teaching classes in DUI Assessment, Family System and Introduction to Counseling.