I’m Sharla Macy. I Help Build Relationships That Thrive.

Sharla Macy, Standing

I bring to the table a warm, engaging, and inquisitive style, direct and filled with tools and resources to guide our work together. I have had the privilege of helping hundreds of individuals, couples, families, and companies work through incredible challenges toward a positive outcome with greater resilience. My work originated in the San Francisco Bay Area, working in Colorado since 1993, and serve virtually nationally and globally.

Relationship Coaching

The mission of my practice is to inspire, support, and grow the relational resource and skills to increase connection, effective communication, and joy with couples, families, teams, and organizations. I am a Gottman Referred Therapist and work with couples of all stages of a relationship-. I created CEO Couples for couples and founders of all types. I created Building Lasting Love for aging couples navigating life together. https://sharlamacylmft.com/coaching-services/coaching-older-couples/

Strong relationships are at the heart of great leadership. I work with teams to build awareness, relational intelligence and skill to create meaningful and sustaining connection.

Organizational Experience

I  have 21 years working with corporations,  organizations, non-profits in organizational, training, and development through my background in Employee Assistance work.  I provide a rich array of services for founders and teams. I have worked with startups, healthcare, education, governmental agencies, non-profits, legal workshops, and an array of business settings.


I am passionate about learning, and personal and professional growth and development. My clients have described me as being “resource -full” I am a global learner and have worked with clients all over the world as well as all regions of our country.

The first third of my practice was in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in Palo Alto and Mountain View.

I am a Liberal Arts aficionado graduating from Austin College as a Music Major, with piano being my instrument of focus. I appreciate the travel during the January terms it afforded and the value instilled toward curiosity and life-long learning.

I hold a Master’s Degree in Counseling from St. Mary’s University. In addition, I have a second Masters’s in Education from Austin College. I am a Level 3 Gottman trained therapist and coach.

Personal Background

I am a connector and bring zest, creativity, and appreciation of excellence and beauty both for my clients and community.  I am resilient and have endured tragic loss, and seasoned growth through many chapters in my life. I am a partner to my husband Dan, of 39 years who happens to be an awesome Certified Career Coach, mother of two beautiful daughters, and grandmother of three energetic, delightful humans. I love hiking, all things nature, ocean beach and forest walking, connecting with family and friends including our service dog, Ranger, humor, travel, the arts, concerts, and dancing.

I will be honored to assist you through the change you are seeking.

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