Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Mississippi with over 13 years of experience working with children and families. I earned a Master of Science degree in Social Work specializing in Clinical Evidenced-Based Interpersonal Practice from the University of Tennessee. I am currently pursuing an Educational Specialist degree specializing in Play Therapy from the University of Mississippi. I have extensive training in trauma, child abuse, sexual abuse, and grief-related issues. I have experience in working in mental health, inpatient, outpatient, and school settings, in addition to working in a home hospice program. Additionally, I have experience providing individual, group, and family therapy. I have supported and worked with patients and families dealing with depression, anxiety, ADHD, grief/loss, Bipolar, adjustment issues, trauma, abuse, relationship issues, and crisis.
My counseling style is client-centered focused, warm with empathy and compassion, yet direct, open, and honest. I am very dedicated to treating everyone with dignity and respect. Still, most importantly, I pride myself on meeting my clients where they are with support, being non-judgmental, and being sensitive to their needs. My approach includes an eclectic approach using various techniques in counseling sessions. I have training and experience in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Behavior Modification, and Person-Centered.
I am dedicated to supporting the personal growth and healing that help create changes. Thank you for taking the time to review my profile, as I look forward to assisting and supporting you on your healing journey.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Communication Problems, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
MS LCSW C8296
Really rewarding and productive working with Sherita... She understands me, and has helped immensely.
Written on Jan 26, 2022 after therapy with Sherita for 4 weeks on issues concerning self esteem, and adhd
Though I have only had a few therapy sessions with Sherita, she has helped me tremendously! I definitely feel very fortunate to have matched with her.
Written on Jan 08, 2022 after therapy with Sherita for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and adhd
Excellent and professional
Written on Jan 07, 2022 after therapy with Sherita for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, and anger management