"No matter where you are in your healing process, know that it's okay to be there."
Jacqueline McDermott-Selman, MS., M.Ed.,LADC
"No matter where you are in your healing process, know that it's okay to be there."
Jacqueline McDermott-Selman, MS., M.Ed.,LADC
COVID-19 information
In compliance with State and Federal law, all social distancing protocols are being followed. If you are sick or been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19, we ask that you do not come in. All clients must wear a mask upon entering the building.

If you do not have access to a mask, please let our staff know in advance and one will provided.

If clients are uncomfortable with an in-person appointment, tele-health (video) is available.
Locations
We have two beautiful office locations which includes a face-to-face and/or telehealth options.
Hamden Office
At Steven Simon LCSW
2348 Whitney Ave Suite 2
Hamden, CT 06518
Windsor Office
At Premiere Medical Care
340 Broad St. Suite 100
Windsor, CT 06095

About Us

We desire to create a community with a positive outlook of the therapeutic process, one which has been educated and counseled as to how to deal with various life issues while becoming and remaining thriving members of their society.
Schedule an Appointment!
About Us
We desire to create a community with a positive outlook of the therapeutic process, one which has been educated and counseled as to how to deal with various life issues while becoming and remaining thriving members of their society.
Schedule an Appointment!
About Us
We desire to create a community with a positive outlook of the therapeutic process, one which has been educated and counseled as to how to deal with various life issues while becoming and remaining thriving members of their society.
Schedule an Appointment!
"Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding."
Kahlil Gibran
Our Services
We provide individual and group therapy for the following areas of concern:
Grief & Loss
"Mourning is the outward expression
of our inner grief."
Mental Health & Addictions
"Many people have a view of counseling that denotes negative connotations about mental health. Let Sharing Abilities assist you in your journey as you challenge these myths and stereotypes."
Trauma
"When it comes to trauma, no secret
kept is healthy."
"As we're liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others."
Marianne Williamson
Jacqueline McDermott-Selman
CEO & Founder
Ms. Jacqueline McDermott-Selman is an African-American Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) with a M.S. in Organizational Management and Leadership and a M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology – Addiction and Mental Health. She has almost 30 years of counseling experience and she's currently an independent contractor working out of the Windsor office of Premier Medical Care LLC. She specializes in co-occurring disorder in addiction and mental health, grief and loss, trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Jacqueline McDermott-Selman
CEO & Founder
Ms. Jacqueline McDermott-Selman is an African-American Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) with a M.S. in Organizational Management and Leadership and a M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology – Addiction and Mental Health. She has almost 30 years of counseling experience and she's currently an independent contractor working out of the Windsor office of Premier Medical Care LLC. She specializes in co-occurring disorder in addiction and mental health, grief and loss, trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
We are 100% HIPPA compliant. All of your health protected
information is safe with us!
Steps for Change
Schedule an Appointment
Sharing Abilities Counseling will meet you where you're at, with no judgements. Your inner most Fears, Secrets and Thoughts are kept confidential within a supportive, structured environment.
Talk to a Counselor
Break the silence of your inner suffering.
Develop a Course of Action
We will develop a course of action that will break down the barriers & stigma's that have defined you in areas of Grief & Loss, Mental Health, Addiction and Trauma.
Implementation & Follow-up
Together we will cultivate a counseling strategy that will consist of a healthier level of growth and development.
We accept most insurances and we also offer a sliding fee scale to our clients paying out of pocket for services.
Our clients love us
Clients full names and pictures are not used to protect their confidentiality, but these are their real words!
Miss D
"You helped me recognize and relate to myself. I'm aware of things that I never knew or thought about before. You made a difference."
Ms. P
"In the midst of the storm her calming voice kept me focused."
GS
"She taught me how to Grieve."
Rob
"She was that calming voice that supported me and I taught her how to play chess."
JD
"Miss J. helped me to identify some of my cognitive distortions. Only then could I begin to challenge them and how they may have manifested."
Charlie
"What I have to say is important, she listens."
"As you try to navigate through what might be many layers of pain let Sharing Abilities be the anchor that supports you through the emotional turmoil felt within."
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