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Dr. Lindsey W. Sherd

Comments from Dr. Lindsey W. Sherd about her approach to helping others:

I believe in a collaborative approach to therapy and value my client's life experiences and the knowledge that they bring into the therapeutic relationship. I tend to work interpersonally and view the therapeutic relationship as a tool for gaining insight into personal struggles, as well as a venue to practice new behaviors and boundaries. I enjoy working with clients from diverse backgrounds and life experiences and while I am trained as a generalist, I have particular interests in working with depression, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, body image, gender identity and socialization. My experiences in a variety of settings including college counseling centers, Veteran's Affairs, inpatient addiction rehabilitation center, consultation center, domestic violence advocacy organization, and adolescent homeless shelter are a particular strength of my clinical work and allow me to uniquely provide real-world application for my clients concerns

Background and Education:

I received my undergraduate and master's degrees from Western Michigan University and my doctorate from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Therapeutic Assessment and have additional ally training in LGBTQA+ and women's issues. 

 

Lynne - Jenison Psychological Services (616) 457-0016 Extension 0