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The Barefoot Therapist

Ground yourself. Write your story.

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"I am everything I believe I am." - S.O.

I, Sharde' O'Rourke, LPC, LMFT, LSATP, CCTP am  from Los Angeles, California and currently owns, operates and practices at The Mahogany projek, LLC ( a private therapy practice in Hampton, VA). I am the mother of two, partner/wife to a cool dude and have a eclectic perspective on life and love. I am an eccentric, passionate, considerate, hardworking, amazing human being that has focused my life's journey on assisting with healing and educating others in their journey. I have over 10 years of experience in the mental health/counseling/helping field. I am honored by others allowing me to experience a piece of their lives, explore and process their stories while writing new ones. I look forward to meeting you in your journey.


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Finding Me is the my second published book. This is a workbook focused on self-exploration and identification. This workbook challenges you to explore who you are, what you want and who you want to be. 

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Speaking Engagements

Education & Inspiration

Business Consultation

Teaching Effective Interactional Skills

Professional Development



Therapy Services


Get the Most out of Life

The Conversation Journal:
Couples edition

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Finding Me is the my third published book. This is an interactive journal focused on communication, love and exploration. This journal challenges couples to explore who they are and what they need.

"There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."

Nelson Mandela