Cherie Lynn Cook
Cherie has been practicing for twenty years and has 16 years experienced in the treatment of Early Childhood Mental Health. Ms. Cherie began UAMS ARBEST Early Childhood specialized training in April of 2017 and became a DHS-Approved Infant Mental Health Therapist in the State of Arkansas beginning in March of 2018. She is on the Arkansas State and National CPP registry for Child Parent Psychotherapy for age populations 0-61 months. She continues early childhood specialized training and education under UAMS ARBEST for PCIT-Parent Child Interaction Therapy for aged populations 2 y/o-7 y/o. She enjoys working with populations from middle-aged adults down to the very youngest 0-61 months old children. She also conducts TF-CBT (Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). She received her Master of Community Counseling Degree from Henderson State University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Arkansas. Ms. Cherie interned 20 years ago in a domestic violence shelter in Mena, Ar. where she found and developed her passion for working with the youngest aged populations dealing with the trauma from ACE-Adverse Childhood Experiences to begin breaking the cycle of trauma. Trauma can become a cycle impacting future generations and seeking help from a licensed mental health practitioner can begin to break this cycle for yourself and your family.