Sharon M. Theroux, Ph.D., ABPP Licensed Psychologist PY 5497 Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology
Dr. Theroux became a licensed psychologist in 1996.She practices in the fields of Clinical
Psychology, Health Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology.
In the area of Clinical Psychology, Dr. Theroux treats
individuals and couples who struggle with depression, anxiety, marital discord,
personality disorders, addictions, and eating disorders. Her therapeutic
orientation is eclectic, utilizing components of psychodynamic,
cognitive-behavioral, and emotion focused therapies.She was the out-patient relapse prevention
group leader at the Renfrew Center, a nationally acclaimed treatment program
for eating disordered individuals.
Regarding the field of Clinical Neuropsychology, Dr. Theroux
evaluates individuals with brain-related disorders, such as head trauma,
stroke, dementia, ADHD, and Learning disabilities. Her interest in the field of
clinical neuropsychology began with her 10 years of experience as a critical
care registered nurse (CCRN). Seeing the impact of disease and trauma on
cognitive functioning, first hand, makes it easier to understand the
complexities of human brain function. She is board certified in Clinical
Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, and she
received the Nelson Butters Award for Contributions to Clinical Neuropsychology
by the National Academy of Neuropsychology.
In the field of
Health Psychology, Dr. Theroux helps individuals and families of those who
struggle with physical maladies, such as chronic pain, Fibromyalgia, dementia,
obesity, and emotional overeating.She
believes strongly in the importance of mindful meditation to reduce stress,
depression, chronic pain, emotional overeating, and anxiety.She assists her clients in making healthy
choices with regard to how they eat, exercise and feel.She is an AFAA certified group fitness
instructor, and helps individuals incorporate exercise into their daily
In 2013, Dr. Theroux launched her new company, The South Florida Center For Mindfulness, whose mission is to enrich the lives of South Florida residents through education, research, and applying the science of moment to moment awareness.
Prevention of Depression Relapse (MBCT)
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
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