Cheryl received her MA in Marital and Family Therapy with a Specialization in Clinical Art Therapy, from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Cheryl became drawn to working with children and teenagers in the foster care system during her practicum work in 2014. She has since continued this work at 3 different group homes providing individual, group and family therapy, as well as supporting youth who have been or are at-risk of becoming involved in commercial sexual exploitation.
She has also provided therapy at in an inpatient substance abuse center and outpatient setting for adults. Cheryl is passionate about helping her clients live their best lives and empower them to reach their goals. As a clinical art therapist, Cheryl finds that adding art to a therapy session can help deepen the conversation but also be a lot of fun!
Cheryl also holds a BFA in Fibers (textile design) from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Savannah, GA and previously worked in the fashion industry before becoming a therapist. Cheryl is passionate about having a balanced lifestyle and in her spare time she enjoys doing Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, reading, traveling and spending time with her fiancé and their two cats.