Cheryl Logston is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned her Master of Social Work from Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville. With over 25 years of experience in mental health field Cheryl brings a broad base of knowledge and skills for helping people cope with life’s challenges. Cheryl’s mental health work experience began as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist in an adult psychiatric in-patient facility. It was there she developed skills creating opportunities for expression using music, art, poetry and interactive written exercises for both groups and individual sessions. In 2000 Cheryl began working as a school social worker where she utilized her creativity in assisting 100’s of teens and their parents navigate the unique developmental stage of adolescence.
Having worked in an outpatient mental health program specifically for older persons, Cheryl is prepared and honored to help seniors with their concerns such as depression, anxiety, grief/loss, chronic mental health issues, life transitions, trauma, PTSD, and other emotional concerns. Cheryl uses a cognitive behavioral therapy and strength based approach along with other strategies she has acquired in her therapy “toolbox”. Cheryl can offer faith based counseling drawing on her deep lifelong spiritual connection to Christ.
“It is my privilege to walk with you, support you and cheer you on as you courageously address the areas of your life that are holding you back. Let’s work together to find a healthy balance permitting you to enjoy your life to the fullest.” – Cheryl Logston