Our Team

It is our goal to partner with competent, caring, and well-trained individuals who are responsive to the needs of our children, their families, and the communities we serve.

Our goal is to reach inside you, unlock your greatness, pull it out and reflect it back in ways you cannot defend against. Once you can see it, you can live it.
-Bart Traynor

Sharon Diaz, LPC

IIC Clinician and Managing Partner


IIC Management


The College of New Jersey- BA Psychology

Monmouth University- MA Psychological Counseling

Monmouth University-Post Masters Psychological Counseling

Licensed Professional Counselor Clinical License


Sharon Diaz is a dedicated licensed professional counselor with over 20 years of experience in the mental health field, specializing in working with children and adolescents. Ms. Diaz’s passion for empowering youth shines through in her commitment to facilitating positive growth and transformation in their lives. Known for her personable nature and ability to build strong rapport with families, Sharon is committed to making a lasting difference in her community

Ms. Diaz is a managing partner for intensive in-community services across Monmouth, Middlesex, and Union counties in New Jersey. In her role, she seamlessly orchestrates collaborative efforts with various providers on a daily basis, offering invaluable guidance and support. With her wealth of experience and expertise, Ms. Diaz ensures that individuals and families receive the comprehensive care and assistance they need to thrive. Her dedication to fostering positive outcomes and her knack for building strong relationships make her an invaluable asset to the Empower U team.

In her leisure time, Ms. Diaz enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and working out.

Joined: 2015