Sherry is a licensed clinical psychologist, with a specialty in infant mental health. Prior to joining Para Los Niños, Sherry served as an Associate Director at Hollygrove, the Los Angeles division of EMQ FamiliesFirst, where she developed and oversaw the operations of both the clinical training and the community based mental health program for 0-5 year olds. In her role at Para Los Niños, Sherry’s focus is on growing the clinical capacity of the mental health program to meet the needs of the children and families who attend the early childhood programs. A great emphasis will be placed on a team approach in providing integrated services to the children within the ages of 0-5 years old.
Sherry has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco and a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco. She is a post graduate fellow from the Napa Infant –Parent Mental Health Post-Graduate Certificate Program and is endorsed as an Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist by the California Center for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health in Sacramento, California.