Cheryl received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Western Illinois University in 1999 and her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Bradley University in 2015. She has 6 years’ experience as an educator and an additional 8 years’ experience working in mental health. Cheryl has provided care to children, adolescents, and adults in various treatment settings. Her past clinical experience includes crisis intervention, substance abuse, trauma and attachment issues, mood disorders, anxiety, depression, inpatient care, Christian-based counseling, and chronic mental illness. She has special interest in treating anxiety, depression, and trauma.