Sharon Selby ‘87
Counsellor and Author

Sharon Selby (née Addison) (Brentwood Alumni 1987) is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and has been counselling children, teens and families for over twenty years. She’s a mother of two teens and the author of the children’s book (and parent resource): Surfing the Worry Imp’s Wave – Empowering children ages 5-10 years to understand and manage anxiety. Sharon has a busy private practice at the ABLE Clinic in West Vancouver where she supports children and youth ages 3-20 yrs. through 1:1 counselling and group therapy.
Sharon writes a popular blog for parents and educators at and is an active public speaker in her community. She has been featured on Breakfast Television Vancouver, and St. John’s Ambulance Anxiety Expert-on-Air series as well as in many magazines and podcast interviews.
Sharon’s goal is to bring less stress and more joy to as many people as possible, by increasing awareness about anxiety and the powerful strategies to manage it.