Welcome to Sharon Martin Counseling & Personal Growth

A counseling practice in San Jose, CA dedicated to helping adults and teens manage stress in order to build peace, balance, and grow happiness in their lives

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Co-dependency & People Pleasing

Do you need helping changing unhealthy relationship patterns? Whether you are trying to heal from a divorce or break-up or trying to make peace with people-pleasing and care-taking patterns learned in childhood, I can help you learn to set boundaries, build peaceful and happy relationships.


Learn how to stop trying to be perfect and be yourself. Since no one is, or can be, perfect, learn to embrace your mistakes, stop critical self-talk, work more efficiently, and improve relationships.

Teen and 20-something Therapy

If you have a stressed-out or angry teenager, I can help. Many teenager find it helpful to talk to an impartial adult who can offer support and healthy coping skills.

Stress & Anxiety Counseling

San Jose, the heart of Silicon Valley, is a stressful place for adults and teens alike. I can help you regain balance, peace, and a sense of control over your thoughts and your life. Stress and anxiety can zap your energy, leaving you worried, confused, and unfocused. Help is here for your over stressed, over scheduled, out of control life.

Grow Happiness: A Blog by Sharon Martin, LCSW - Start your journey today toward a happier and healthier life!

"We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us." -Joseph Campbell