Sherry Shokouhi is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor, internationally Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor, and certified Simplicity Parenting coach. She is currently training to practice as a Somatic Experiencing Professional.
She graduated Summa Cum Laude with honors in Psychology and membership in the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. Upon graduation, she spent several years conducting research and studying evidence-based treatment approaches in a clinical psychology doctoral program and later at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Subsequently, she earned a masters degree at the New School for Social Research.
With more than fifteen years of clinical experience, Sherry has worked with war refugees, consulted in underserved schools, and provided individual, couples, and group counseling services in community mental health clinics and substance abuse treatment facilities. Since 2011, she has been working privately with clients presenting with anxiety disorders, depression, relationship and intimacy issues, developmental trauma and family of origin difficulties, immigration and socio-cultural displacement, codependence, men’s issues, and parenting stress. She is currently adapting the latest developments in somatic and neuroscience based psychotherapy techniques to help clients heal from unresolved traumas, transform painful beliefs about themselves and the world, and tap into their inherent ability to orient towards health and enjoying a fulfilling, authentic life of vitality and peace.