Sherisse Cohen, psychologist, trained at The University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) and The University of South Africa (UNISA) in South Africa, and completed an internship at The Sydney Clinic – a private psychiatric hospital in Sydney, Australia. She is a member of the national body representing psychologists in Australia (The Australian Psychological Society) and is registered with the NSW Psychologists Registration Board.
Sherisse has been in private practice since 2005. She works with adults and adolescents (14+) experiencing stress, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, emotional instability, self esteem and assertiveness issues, eating disorders (including compulsive overeating), self harm behaviours, relationship and parenting issues or difficulties relating to work/studies or career. Sherisse has experience working in different mental health settings, including The Sydney Clinic in the mood and anxiety disorders unit, Jewishcare, Recovre Psychological Services as well as in the corporate sector.
She works with clients both individually and in groups offering engaging experiential mindfulness based workshops. Mindful Living is for those individuals looking to effectively improve stress management, manage anxiety and/or depression or improve general wellbeing. Mindful Eating has been developed to help those struggling with compulsive eating and/or bulimia and body image issues.
Sherisse uses a range of therapeutic approaches tailored to her clients needs. Her primary goal is to provide a non-judgemental, safe and nurturing environment where clients can develop awareness, enhance their coping skills and recover. She believes the fit between therapist and client is important and her clients describe her as approachable and easy to connect with.
Sherisse has an informal and relaxed style and practices mindfulness and meditation as a source of renewal and calmness for her own wellbeing.