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Cheryl Fisher, PhD, NCC, LCPC, is a licensed clinical professional counselor and counselor-educator with 30 years of clinical and educational experience with individuals, family and children. She is a certified trauma professional and an abuse and domestic violence specialist with extensive clinical experience working with trauma survivors of all ages. Dr. Fisher was awarded the Governor’s Award for her clinical work in trauma. She has deployed with the American Red Cross Mental Health Team both locally and nationally. Dr. Fisher is often assisted by her co-therapists, Max and Lily – golden doodle therapy dogs and a beta fish named Olive.
An international presenter, Dr. Fisher conducts research in the areas of nature and mental health, in addition to spirituality and meaning-construction. She is a columnist – The Counseling Connoisseur – for Counseling Today Online. Dr. Fisher has a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision with an emphasis in the integration of psychology and spirituality, and an M.S. in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University Maryland. She is certified in Jungian Sandtray work and play therapy. Dr. Fisher’s writing projects include Homegrown Psychotherapy: Nature-Informed Counseling and the Dr. Sophia children’s book series that connect children to nature in healing ways.
Financial: Cheryl Fisher is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Cheryl Fisher has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.