Sheri has a passion to help others develop better mental health in all aspects of their lives. She is a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University and a Marine Corps veteran who as has worked with children and families from all around the globe. Sheri has worked with diverse families with children with special needs, participating with the Okinawan Special Olympics program and was contracted with Marine Welfare and Recreation in Japan. Aboard Marine Base Camp Lejeune she worked with the Children and Youth & Teen Services program as a Developmental Trainer and has worked with North Carolina Statewide projects for the Healthy Social Behaviors Group, Carolina Applied Behavior Analysis Autism group, Cornerstone Family Services and been apart of the Wounded Warriors Project. Sheri has worked closely with blended families, interracial families, and veterans in all different stages of life.
Sheri has 30 years of extensive training and experience working individually with adults, families and children who have behavior disorders/concerns, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, developmental delays, schizophrenia, abuse, neglect, phobias, depression, grief and crisis counseling as well as couple’s therapy. She brings a compassionate touch to her style of therapies. Her approach to counseling is an integration of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT), and solution focused therapy (SFT). This creates a person-centered, mindfulness-based therapies that is sensitive to multi-cultural and faith-based beliefs. Sheri believes that this integrative counseling approach brings a balance to emotional stressors and creates a mindful awareness to life’s challenging situations. Together Sheri will help build an empathic relationship with each client, working to identifying what changes a client chooses to work on and create individualized treatment to minimize emotional and behavioral disturbances. This hands-on approach to therapy is designed to bring inner healing and psychological awareness of one’s own life.