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Sherry Graves, LCSW

Addictions Trauma and abuse Self esteem Bipolar disorder Depression
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About me

Hello I'm Sherry Graves- LCSW, CADC11, I believe my personal experiences has contributed to my own healing journey and that's what makes me a Survivor. So I'm looking forward to connecting with individuals who are also ready to jump into their healing journey and start living beyond their scars. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor. I earned my master's degree from Long Island University in New York City, in 2006. I've worked in the field of mental health and substance abuse the past 20 years in a variety of settings to name a few, the NYC Dept. for the Aging Elderly Crime Victims Resource Center; at Residential Substance Abuse Programs, Drug Court, Grady Assertive Community Team (Act Team), & hospitals. I've worked with interdisciplinary teams including, the Dept. of Family & Children Services (DFACS), Mobile Crisis, Psychiatrists, Doctors, the courts, Law Enforcement to meet the needs of the clientele we serve. I work with adolescents, young adults and the elderly. I specialize in Self- Esteem & Empowerment, Trauma, Codependency, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Substance Abuse & Women's Issues. My counseling approaches include, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Spirituality Counseling, Person-Centered Therapy. If you are looking for a warm, safe, nurturing environment to share your deepest feelings look no further. My Ministry & calling is all about helping individuals in need of healing & recovery from brokenness, to finding beauty & purpose in the scars.

Professional experience

16yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Codependency, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Infidelity, Life Purpose, Paranoia, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Women's Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy

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Absolutely love her spirit and energy! We clicked right away and she made me feel extremely comfortable, which I love and appreciated very much!

Written on Jan 16, 2023 after therapy with Sherry for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and adhd

She is so understanding and a God send.

Written on Jan 16, 2023 after therapy with Sherry for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

Sherry meet you where you are. She’s understanding and engages how you want to. At your pace. She’s a godsend

Written on Jan 10, 2023 after therapy with Sherry for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions

Sherry is truly excellent and was pivotal in helping me work through some of my toughest times, from job loss to relationships. I can’t recommend her highly enough.

Written on Jan 08, 2023 after therapy with Sherry for 2 months on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, and adhd

Wonderful experience.

Written on Jan 07, 2023 after therapy with Sherry for 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, and trauma and abuse

Ms Graves is an excellent therapist! very wise, practical and spiritual. She’s easy to talk to and offered advice and practices that were innovative and helpful to me. Her strategies are a perfect balance of self awareness, gratitude and tough love. I literally felt like I could run to her for anything.

Written on Jan 02, 2023 after therapy with Sherry for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes