Sheri Leasure is a Staff Therapist at Village Counseling Center and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Aurora University and also has a Master’s in Biblical Exegesis from Wheaton College. Sheri served in eastern Africa for a few years before transitioning from a teaching career to being a therapist. Sheri has several years of experience working in a community mental health agency where she served a wide diversity of individual clients and co-facilitated trauma and DBT groups.
Sheri’s therapy style is deeply Person-Centered, starting where the client needs to start and helping clients to move forward at a pace with which they are comfortable. She also has experience treating clients who suffer from depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, women’s issues, PTSD, family of origin issues and the effects of sexual abuse. She is uniquely equipped to work with missionaries and others who work in ministry and who may be suffering from burn out, spiritual struggles or career/vocation changes. Sheri utilizes an eclectic blend of therapeutic interventions derived from CBT, DBT, Internal Family Systems and Mindfulness so that she can tailor each session to the unique needs of the individual client.