Sheila M. Howe, MA LMFT

Clients seeking the support of a wise, experienced, compassionate and integrated mental health clinician will appreciate the therapeutic support provided by Sheila Howe.  Sheila has had over 37 years of academic training and experience as a Masters level licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Sheila is highly specialized and seasoned in treating couples, families and individuals. She is also experienced and certified in treating relationships and attachments, trauma and grief, general mental health issues and mind, body and spiritual well- being.


Sheila Howe received her Masters of Arts in Movement Therapy- expressive arts therapy, in 1983, from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She has been licensed in Arizona as a Marriage and Family Therapist since 1992-LMFT-0197. 

Sheila is certified in spiritual direction, EMDR, grief therapy, and integrative health and lifestyle transformation-IHelp, from the University of Arizona’s Integrative Medicine Program. Since 1983 Sheila has worked as a mental health clinician within a variety of settings, connecting with a diverse population of clients. Sheila has extensive experience teaching and instructing undergraduate and graduate students in counseling, psychology, family science/human development and spirituality programs. Sheila has developed and created community psycho-educational and enrichment programs, workshops and seminars in spirituality, family life and mental health, as well as creating, developing and managing a church sponsored and community mental health clinic in Gilbert.

Sheila Howe has been married for 36 years and has raised three adult children.  She enjoys gardening and growing her food, hiking and jogging with her dogs and is joyously grateful for her vocational and personal journey.

Getting to Know Sheila