Cheryl Schenck is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arlington, VA who works with clients for trauma, anxiety, and depression Additionally, she welcomes both individuals and couples needing help because of sexual addiction and compulsivity, and betrayal trauma of the partner.
Many of Cheryl's clients are struggling to find a way out of feeling anxious or overwhelmed, or are finding that current and past traumas are impacting their ability to feel peace of mind. Cheryl works from a psychodynamic lens to help clients tap into deeper sources of their challenges and places of pain, and works with them to connect to their internal world, implementing new behavioral patterns that allow them to connect to their authentic selves.
Warm, compassionate, and engaging, Cheryl derives deep-felt meaning in accompanying her clients through their healing journeys. She looks forward to meeting you.
Trauma - Early trauma - Healing and coping with the effects of childhood sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, as well as developmental trauma from ongoing neglect and missed emotional needs Betrayal trauma - Coping and managing the crisis from discovery of your partner’s sexual infidelity, sexual addiction, or unknown compulsive sexual behaviors
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Sex addiction - Building strategies to reduce compulsive sexual behaviors; healing and coping with difficult emotions, thoughts, and urges that drive the behavior, develop and grow to have healthy relationships
Cheryl Schenck is not in-network with any insurances.
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Private practice, 2019 - Present
Center for Relational Recovery, 2009 - 2012
Occupational Therapist, Fairfax Co Public Schools, 1994 - 2009
Seattle School for Theology and Psychology, Counseling Psychology MA, 2012
State University of New York at Buffalo, Occupational Therapy BS, 1994