Meet Cheryl of Mindful Eating for Life
Cheryl Wasserman, M.A., L.P.C., N.C.C., owns and operates Alliance Therapy Associates. Cheryl has been in private practice for over 20 years, specializing in the treatment of eating disorders, anxiety, and depression. She earned Master's degrees in Counseling and Biology from Webster University and UM-St. Louis. In addition to her counseling practice, she has taught in the Psychology Dept. at St. Louis Community College at Meramec for more than 10 years.
Cheryl brings her experience and expertise to supervising and teaching other counselors and dieticians, and enjoys bringing mindfulness into corporate settings to reduce stress, improve employee relationships, and increase productivity. She presents workshops across the country on various topics including stress reduction, why people turn to food when they're not really hungry, how to live life as if you mean it, how to show up for your own life, and more. She has also written a mental health column for two St. Louis newspapers.
Cheryl has practiced mindfulness meditation for over 20 years. In the past two years she has combined that personal experience with the latest scientific research on the brain which supports the use of meditation to integrate the various areas of the brain to help resolve issues such as excessive stress, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, and compulsive overeating.
Cheryl also specializes in:
- Mindfulness in the Work Place – employees will learn how to access their inner core of well being, wisdom and common sense through mindfulness. As a result of slowing their minds, they will be able to concentrate easily, relate better with each other and facilitate their natural creativity. On-site visits available to your workplace.
- Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Depression - 8 Week Group - an innovative and effective approach that has been highly researched and shown to be as effective for the treatment of Major Depression as antidepressant medication.
- Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Anxiety - 8 Week Group
- Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Stress - 8 Week Group