Sharon Sauer is a certified case manager and interventionist who has been working in the substance use disorder field since 2013. As an undergraduate student at Texas Tech University, in 1994, Sharon received a Bachelor of Science in Family Sciences and Human Development with a minor in Addictive Disorders and Recovery Studies. This degree would then lay the foundation for a career in helping people in recovery. As a life-long seeker of knowledge, and to better understand herself and the world around her, Sharon went on to earn a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in Marketing from St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas.
In 2005, Sharon went to treatment to recover from alcoholism, mental health issues, and to address her trauma. This experience opened the doors for a long-lasting journey in recovery. Inspired by the profound change in her own life, Sharon chose to share this gift with others as a career. In 2014, Sharon changed career paths to follow her passion and begin working in the substance use disorder field starting at Origins Behavioral Health.
Throughout the years, Sharon has work with several treatment centers. Extended Care provided the help she needed to perfect her skills while giving her opportunities to grow. Sharon has earned many certifications in Case Management and Interventions, Recovery Coaching, and Family Recovery Coaching. Today her passion is helping others find the light at the end of their dark tunnels. Her goal is to be the beacon that leads families from the darkness of addiction into the light of recovery. To learn how Sharon and Beacon of Light in Recovery can support your loved one throughout the treatment process, please contact us today.
“That feeling that the drink problem has disappeared will often come strongly. We feel we are on the Broad Highway, walking hand in hand with the Spirit of the Universe.”
Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book. 4th ed., Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, 2002.