Sheryl takes a warm, empathetic approach to counselling. She believes that compassion, understanding and trust are essential for clients to feels safe. Sheryl helps clients feel empowered to make the positive changes needed to live healthy and fulfilled lives. She desires to see clients move from feeling stuck to strengthened. She believes that strength is a characteristic that resides in all people. It can however, be difficult to see during times of hardship and vulnerability. Sheryl offers a non-judgmental ans safe place. Her clients feel comfortable to share their journeys. They feel safe and understood.
Sheryl understands that every individual is unique. Therefore, she works hard to develop a plan with strategies that align with the needs of each person’s therapeutic journey. Sheryl draws upon an integrative approach that utilizes Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Attachment theory, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), and Mindfulness based practices. With children she uses a variety of techniques in play therapy. This helps children feel safe enough to open up and share their stories and emotions. Sheryl has experience working with diverse populations. She works with adults, teens and children. As a result she has worked with a large scope of different mental health concerns.
Sheryl understands that life is busy and complicated at times. Because of this she has a variety of different appointment times to serve her clients’ needs. She offers daytime and evening appointments. She believes that the client/therapist relationship is at the forefront of effective therapy. Therefore, to ensure that Sheryl is a good fit for you, she offers a free 20-minute consultation in person or over the phone.
Sheryl is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. She is able to provide receipts that can be claimed through one’s employee benefits plan.