Master of Arts in Counseling, Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor
“My goal as a therapist is to provide a safe place for individuals to gain insight about cycles or patterns in life that are holding them back. We all struggle and at times we need someone to come along side us to provide support and help us grow.”
Before becoming a counselor, I worked in the school system for five years, specifically in the special education department. I was very involved in a special education preschool, and helped in therapy groups, preschool screenings, coordinating IEP meetings, and so much more.
This experience has given me a unique insight into school operations, parenting, and how so many individuals have special needs. I've also been raising two amazing children along the way and has been married for 23 years.
Individuals, couples, and families, 13 and up.
- Life Transitions
- Personal Issues
- Women's Issues
- Relational Issues
MY TREATMENT APPROACH
She recognizes when clients need symptom relief and when it is time to take a deeper look at how their family of origin or how their relationships are currently impacting them. Cheri provides short-term and long-term therapy, utilizing a family systems approach along with CBT, ACT, and DBT. Her experience helps her recognize and understand parenting problems, relationship struggles, and what might create self-doubt or long-standing beliefs that cause individuals to feel stuck.
EDUCATION & ASSOCIATIONS
Cheri is a licensed professional counselor and a graduate of Mid America Nazarene University, receiving a Masters of Arts in Counseling. She has worked in Mid America Nazarene University’s Community Counseling Center and in private practice, while also providing consulting services to area school districts. Before getting her Masters degree she received a Bachelors of Arts in Management and Human Relations from Mid America Nazarene University. Cheri is a member of the American Counseling Association and is good standing.
ACCEPTED INSURANCE PLANS
- Sliding scale based on total household income
LINKS / RESOURCES
- By appointment only
- Monday-Thursday: Morning, afternoon, and some evening appointments.
- Anxiety aftercare group at Renew: Meets twice a month on Mondays from 6:00-7:20.
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