Sherry Henig, Ph.D. is an educational and special needs consultant with several years’ experience advising teens, young adults and their parents in locating schools and programs that might be beneficial for them. She assists clients with a variety of issues, including addiction issues (which can involve various types of internet addictions, process addictions and chemical dependency addictions), autistic spectrum disorders, learning differences, and all manner of emotional, behavioral and psychiatric concerns.
Dr. Henig is uniquely qualified to work with families as an educational and special needs consultant. She has a doctorate in clinical psychology from The Catholic University of America and a postdoctoral diploma in child and adolescent psychotherapy from Adelphi University. She has over 30 years of experience working with children, teens, young adults and their families, and she has worked in schools, psychiatric hospitals, outpatient clinics and private practice. She has worked as a neuropsychologist as well as a psychotherapist. Dr. Henig has written several self-help books for children, teens and their parents on issues including oppositionalism, divorce, bedtime fears and social skills.
Related to her work as an educational consultant, Dr. Henig travels extensively throughout the country to personally visit schools and programs. She travels very frequently, usually several times per month, and has toured almost 200 schools and programs. She also regularly attends professional conferences and pursues continuing education to enhance her work as an educational and special needs consultant.
Dr. Henig is an associate member of the Independent Educational Consultants' Association.
Dr. Henig helps families locate a variety of settings, including wilderness programs, psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers, therapeutic boarding schools, traditional boarding schools, independent day schools, young adult transitional and independent living programs, substance abuse programs and sober living programs.
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