Like all Shift Psychologists, Sharilyn is trained in the Shift Protocol, which is the highly effective blending of two well-researched approaches: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Bi-Lateral Stimulation (BLS). Sharilyn works with adults, adolescents and children..


What is your name/nicknames?

Sharilyn Theriault

What do you do at Shift?

Registered Psychologist

What are your academic credentials?

Masters of Counselling

Do you have any pets?

I am a dog lover. Our Golden Retriever passed away in February 2021. She was a beautiful dog who loved people and her family.


What is your favourite food?

I love authentic Chinese food and homemade chocolate chip cookies.

What is a skill you are working on currently?

COVID-19 lockdowns have challenged me to find a way to improve my cardiovascular system and keep fit from home. Thus, I have been learning Latin dance from my living room!

What do you do in your spare time?

I enjoy bike riding, camping and spending time with my 3 year old daughter and husband. I also love anything Disney. Our dream is to travel to Disney World someday.

What is your dream car?

I don’t have a dream car. I prefer a comfortable and reliable family SUV. Yes. That’s how adventurous I am. lol

What is your go-to for a good laugh?

I believe that laughter is one of the best medicines for stress. When my friends or family can’t make me laugh, I turn to the TV series “Friends”. That always seems to work for me.