Sharia Thomas, MS, NCC, MAC, LPC
"Your Consultant to a Ultimately Unique Experience"
Zulaikha Sharia Thomas known as Sharia is a free spirit who is willing to share all of her gifts and talents. Ultimately, she feels that her purpose in life is to help others live out their fullest potential. She has been granted the ability to help others through the healing arts, specifically through the channels of counseling/therapy, coaching, alternative and complementary medicine modalities and music. She feels that each profession are essential to healing.
Sharia has a special interest in helping others learn how to reach their full potential. She believes that we have the power to create our own reality, and desires to share her educational, professional and spiritual lessons learned through her life experiences to others. As a small child, Sharia had the passion to help others heal. She learned the plight of suffering when one of her close family members passed away after battling against the AIDS epidemic. At that point, she knew that she was called to serve others by utilizing her empathetic nature to help others.
Sharia has been on the path of Self-Realization since she began practicing Yoga 20 years ago. Within this time period, she has been able to devote her life to learning how to hone her empathetic skill. She has helped individuals from infancy to adulthood learn basic to advance proficiency that have assisted them in meeting their vital life skill needs, recovering from mental disorders, and addictive behaviors including compulsive eating and alcohol and drug addictions by demonstrating a tactfully motivating yet nurturing counseling style. This ability was developed by personal life experiences as well as traditional educational and alternative knowledge that allowed Sharia to embrace a Holistic path that embrace Lifestyle Balance which includes learning mind body and spirit awareness through meditation, proper eating, body movement and positive thought processing. However, like her fellow human beings, she continues to learn from her mistakes and focus on the divine nature that is within us all.
Sharia has been employed and provided services in diverse settings from behavioral health hospitals, and residential treatment centers, fitness studios to marketing/sales and even self- published her own musical compliation due to her gift of singing and songwriting. She is a graduate of Capella University with a MS in Mental Health Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor for the state of Georgia. Also, she has obtained her counseling certification from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NCC) as well as a Speciality certification in Addiction as a Master Addiction Professional. In addition to her counseling skill, Sharia has also facilitated services as a fitness trainer and helped women to meet their health, nutrition and fitness needs in conjunction with addressing their emotional concerns. Therefore, it was only natural for Sharia to gravitate to obtaining her certification in Life Coaching through the American Union of NLP and Holisic Healing as a Energy Psychology Facilitator and Reiki Master. She is a Licensed Zumba Instructor, Yoga Instructor, Member of the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association as well as being a Gold Ambassador for Get America Fit Foundation.
It is Sharia's philosophy to go beyond talk therapy to reach the essence of the source and assist others through alternative methods via the avenue of facilitating Energy Psychology to rapidly speed up the natural healing process that YOU are already entitled to. She continues to pursue higher learning by gaining knowledge from the tiniest infant to the wisest pillars of the community. She is on a quest for living a life of purpose by spreading her gift of healing through love, hope, and empowerment of the human spirit. Sharia is prepared to help you heal from your emotional distress to lead a life of transformation.