Sharon (Sherry) McClurkin, MS, NCC, LCPC, Counselor in Frederick
When Relationships have Failed You .. When Guilt or Emotional Pain are Your Normal .. When Life Feels Confusing, Overwhelming, or Purposeless .. There is Hope. Our focus is to empower and equip you to change your life in the way you want. At your pace, we will seek direction and healing for identity and purpose struggles, loss and grief, difficult relationships, emotional boundaries, and any underlying addictions, depression, anxiety, bipolar, or trauma. With Salt and Light Counseling, whether with Sherry or a Qualified Intern .. All are Welcome .. You are Not Alone Any More
I have a calm, non-judging presence. My maturity and approach of compassion, empathy, and intuitive understanding blend to create a safe, warm, therapeutic atmosphere. I model healthy, restorative relationship by focusing on creating a therapeutic relationship that is authentic, consistent, and increases trust. Ultimately, I believe in inspiring healing
Choosing a therapist can be overwhelming. Take your time. We are people, too, and we're each different. Ask questions. Look for competence and a personality with whom you can work. Know your insurance benefits. Out-of-Network does not mean not covered. My Intern is a great option, too.
Call or Email Sharon (Sherry) McClurkin for a free phone consultation now - (240) 347-2581


  • Years in Practice: 5 Years
  • School: Loyola University Maryland
  • License No. and State: LC6092 Maryland


  • Avg Cost (per session): $80 - $130
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CareFirst (non-HMO)
  • Maryland Medicaid - All Organizations
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • Medicaid
  • Priority Partners
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: National Board for Certified Counselors / National Certified Counselor
  • Certificate Date: 2012


  • Thinking Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Codependency


  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Emotional Boundaries, Identity/Purpose
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Self Esteem
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychosis


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Christian
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Groups
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Trauma Focused
  • Workshops


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2017
Sharon (Sherry) McClurkin, MS, NCC, LCPC, Counselor in Frederick

Sharon (Sherry) McClurkin

Counselor, MS, NCC, LCPC