Sherry has a background in both mental health and public health, specializing in helping individuals, communities, and organizations to improve their mental health, well-being, and overall personal and professional effectiveness. She believes that mental health is not just an individual issue, but is shaped by broader cultural, societal, and communal factors. As such, she works with clients to address not only their immediate mental health concerns, but also the underlying social and environmental factors that may be contributing to their distress. In addition to her clinical work, she has worked extensively in the field of public health. She has experience developing and implementing mental health and chronic disease prevention programs and policies at the community and national levels. She is passionate about using her expertise to promote mental health equity and reduce disparities. Sherry received a master’s degree in professional counseling from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA, and a master’s degree in Public Health from Indiana University. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Georgia State University with research interests in maternal, child, and family health; and leadership and organizational development.
Sherry prioritizes building strong therapeutic relationships based on trust, empathy, and non-judgment. Her approach is integrative and client-centered, under the premise that no two clients are the same and that a personalized approach is key to creating change for diverse individuals. Sherry believes that if clients effectively engage their values, energy, and time; it allows one to make purposeful and intentional decisions that promote growth. She operates from a holistic framework that examines wellness across various dimensions of life and works to help clients become the best version of themselves both personally and professionally whether it be with family, work colleagues, working in teams, organizations, and communities. Sherry draws from a range of evidence-based therapies, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based approaches, positive psychology, and solution-focused therapy, to tailor her approach to each client’s unique needs and goals.
Specializations: Women and Men’s Issues, First Generation College Students/Graduates, Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Self-Esteem and Confidence, Social Anxiety, Life Transitions, Career Change, Burnout, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership and Communication, Boundaries, Stress Management, and Mid Life Change.
Sherry is currently under supervision with Chelsey Beauchamp, LPC.