About Sheri

Sheri Orr, MA, LMHC, LPC, CIMHP, CCATP
Psychotherapist – Counselor - Coach

About Sheri Orr

Assisting people, either counseling or coaching for 25+ years, I hold a master’s degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy. Practicing in two states, I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arizona. I am also a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional (CIMHP) and a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP).

With a passion for helping people get “unstuck,” I believe relationships, both formative and current, influence who we are. In addition, I believe mental health is not just limited to the head. How our bodies are functioning, the lifestyle choices we make, and the stressors we face, among other things, influence who we are. When addressing mental health issues, I like to work with the whole person.

I use Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) to help clients understand the relationship between their beliefs, thoughts, actions, and moods in order to change their relationship with anxiety. I use psychodynamic therapy to help clients get at the underlying issues affecting them and to help them understand how relationship dynamics impact them. I use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Inference-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (I-CBT) to help clients with OCD.

In addition to my certifications in anxiety and integrative medicine, I am also certified in both Prepare/Enrich and SYMBIS, which are assessments for couples that I may use when helping them prepare for marriage.

I have also received extensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Internal Family Systems (IFS). These both help inform my counseling approach, and I will pull these interventions into my counseling work at times.

Most of my counseling experience has been outpatient counseling, but I also conducted therapy in my early years in long-term residential treatment. I have conducted individual, couples, pre-marital, marital, family, and group therapy. Additionally, my coaching experience includes individual, premarital, and marital coaching.

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"Mental health involves the whole person. I seek to understand the many influences that may be impacting your well-being."
Sheri Orr

Recent Trainings:

Anxiety & Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Inference-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (I-CBT)
  • Exposure & Response Prevention (ERP) in Treating OCD (4-day)
  • Medication Treatment for OCD – What Non-Prescribers Need to Know
  • Health Anxiety Treatment
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Aerophobia: How to Treat Clients with Fear of Flying
  • Evidence-Based Treatment Strategies for Managing and Eliminating Panic Attacks
  • Anxiety Certification Course: Integrate CBT & ERP for Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, and Phobias (2-day)
  • Anxiety Treatment Strategies for Treating Challenging Clients
  • Chronic Anxiety: Treatment Methods to Break the Anxiety Cycle
  • CBT for Anxiety
Grief
  • The Grief Summit: Grief Counseling & Treatment (2-day)
  • Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief
Integrative Medicine
  • Advanced Nutritional & Integrative Medicine for Mental Health (5-day)
  • Nutrition for Mental Health Certification Course (3-day)
Relationships
  • Attachment Theory in Practice
  • Gaslighting & Breaking Free from Narcissistic Abuse
Veterans
  • Bridging Generational Gaps with Veterans
  • Supporting Military Families
  • Mental Health and Well-Being of Women Veterans
  • Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative
Other
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Clinical Applications of Internal Family Systems (IFS) 
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy ( DBT) Certificate Course
  • Mindfulness Techniques
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Treating Trauma

Schedule a complimentary phone consultation

I will reach out to you to schedule a suitable time for a 15-minute complimentary phone consultation. If we determine together to move forward, we will schedule a counseling appointment.

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