Cheryl is an empathic counselor who creates a safe and calm environment for you to share your story. She believes that even though we will all be wounded in this life in some form, healing is also possible. Finding your path to healing is all part of the journey and whether Cheryl helps you begin the process or supports you through your transformation, she is honored to be a part of it.
How is Cheryl different? She can relate to a variety of teens and adults due to the many traumas she has endured. Knowing you are not alone and that you matter in this thing called LIFE can sometimes be just enough to help you move forward and begin your next chapter. Cheryl also believes in nurturing the whole person – body/mind/spirit as well as exploding your own personal strengths. Allowing yourself to feed each of these areas of your life can be transformational and worth every bit of effort you give.
Cheryl has spent most of her career helping teens and adults in the areas of trauma, complicated grief & loss (i.e. suicide, murder, sudden death), anxiety & depression, and those going through many types of life transitions. She holds a M.S. degree in Mental Health Counseling, B.S. degree in Exercise Science, certified in ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trained), and is a Level 4 Energy Healer through the Deborah King Center. She is licensed in the state of Colorado as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has been a mental health professional since 2005. Cheryl is also the Co-Founder and Program Director for a new nonprofit in Larimer County supporting suicidal teens and their families called Andy’s House.
Her main therapeutic techniques are narrative therapy, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), trauma-informed approaches, mindfulness techniques, grounding and meditation, inner child work, expressive art, music therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, DBT and body awareness.