Licensed Professional Counselor
Cheryl is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arizona with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and Expressive Arts Therapy from Prescott College. She has eight years of experience working with adult men and women seeking recovery from addictions, including alcohol and chemical abuse, eating disorders, love addiction, and codependency, as well as those with co-occurring disorders. She has worked with individuals recovering from trauma, those managing life with severe mental illness, and with veterans. Due to her own life challenges and recovery from an eating disorder, Cheryl was drawn to helping others step out of the cycle of addiction.
Cheryl is trained in Internal Family Systems, EMDR, Brainspotting, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and other modalities proven highly effective for assisting individuals in recovery. As a therapist, she specializes in working with addictions, relapse prevention, trauma, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, OCD, grief/loss, and relationship challenges. Cheryl is a member of the American Counseling Association, The International Association for Trauma Professionals, EMDRIA International, the EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program, Granite Mountain Psychological Society, and The American Art Therapy Association. She is also a volunteer with The Arizona Trauma Recovery Network and a certified yoga instructor.
Cheryl is passionate about her work and believes that everyone has the capacity to change and heal. She sees her role as helping individuals to develop a compassionate relationship with themselves so that they can do the work needed to attain long-term sobriety and to build a life worth living. Cheryl enjoys using creative means to explore life issues, build trust, cultivate insight, engage the brain and body, and empower people on their path to recovery. In her free time, Cheryl enjoys creating art, knitting, yoga, and hiking. Cheryl is also in private practice in Prescott.