Counselors You Can Trust
Sharmen is a licensed professional counselor. Her areas of focus include depression, eating disorders, substance use disorders, trauma and PTSD.
Sharmen Rutherford is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider, Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She is currently accruing hours to earn her Certified Eating Disorder Specialist credential through the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals.
With more than 15 years of professional clinical experience in the counseling field, Sharmen has helped clients facing addiction and substance use disorders, anxiety, co-occurring disorders, depression, eating disorders, trauma, PTSD, self-harm, school pressures, relationship issues, loss and grief. It is her passion to provide college students, young adults, women, and men with the tools and resources that they need to cope and make a better life for themselves.
Sharmen holds a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Alabama. She has provided mental health services to adolescents and adults for numerous local mental health organizations, including an alternative school, the Alabama Department of Mental Health at Taylor Hardin Secure Medical Facility, two residential substance abuse treatment facilities, and a half-way house.
Sharmen is an Advisory Board Member for the Alabama School of Alcohol and other Drug Studies. Prior to that, she served for two terms on the Board of Directors for the Alabama School of Alcohol and other Drug Studies.
Started in June 2018, Sharmen is also the founder of All Things New Counseling Services, LLC. The practice offers virtual telehealth services for clients throughout the states of Alabama and Tennessee.
Please consider Sharmen when looking for someone to help you reach your therapeutic objectives. She welcomes the opportunity to work with you.
- Licensed Professional Counselor- Mental Health Service Provider
- Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor
- Alabama Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor
- Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
- Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (In Progress)
Savannah is specially tailored to each individual as she prefers for her clients to be themselves, and to be open to change, while she encourages participation in counseling to improve the client’s overall well-being.
Savannah Kiesel, MA, ALC, NCC is thrilled to be a part of All Things New Counseling Services, LLC! Savannah holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of Alabama.
Additionally, she is licensed through the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling as an Associate Licensed Counselor currently under supervision with Dr. Jane Coleman, LPC-S, while accruing hours to be become a Licensed Professional Counselor. Savannah is also a National Certified Counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors. Savannah has been working in the mental health field for three years with young adults at The University of Alabama’s Collegiate Recovery and Intervention Services department.
Her eclectic approach to counseling helps clients to be themselves and be open to change, while encouraging participation in counseling to improve clients’ overall well-being. Savannah’s desire is to motivate her clients to identify goals in therapy, complete occasional homework assignments focused on goals and objectives between sessions, and focus on issues that can be changed by starting from within.
Please do not hesitate to contact Savannah if she can be of service to you! Her areas of expertise are substance use and abuse, all forms of trauma, anxiety, depression, and behavior modification, among others. She also offers sessions outside of traditional office hours. Call today to book your appointment with her or you may email below:
- National Certified Counselor (NCC)