Cheryl is a Certified Traumatologist with the Green Cross, as well as a Certified Green Cross trainer, and has completed Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM ) training.
She grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Virginia in 1989. Cheryl believes that family is important and spends as much time as possible with her three children and six grandchildren.
She is passionate about the fact that understanding who were are in Christ and the love of the Father is the basis for all healing. When we recognize who we were created to be and operate out of that truth, we can truly be free. Cheryl’s approach is holistic. Her goal in counseling is integrating Christian principles with clinical techniques to restore wholeness to the mind, spirit, and soul. She uses many Christian based tools to help individuals understand their identity in Christ.
Cheryl works with individuals, adolescents, children, couples, and groups. She is an experienced group facilitator with Trauma and grieving losses. With over 25 years’ experience working in the Gerontological field she understands life stages and the challenges of aging.
Skilled in: trauma, identity, hearing from God, Theophostic, EMDR, Gestalt, CBT, DBT, PTSD, art therapy techniques, grieving losses, self- care, forgiveness, parenting, self-injury, relationships, life adjustment, finding purpose in life, singleness, and integrative therapy.
When Cheryl is not counseling she enjoys, gardening, cooking, kayaking, and spending time with friends.