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Race & Cultural Identity
Body image issues
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Adoption & foster care
Caregiver stress & support
Young Adults (18-24)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Strength Based Therapy
Emotionally Focused Therapy
Internal Family Systems Therapy
Certified Theraplay Practitioner
EMDR trained therapist
Circle of Security Parent Trainer
- Texas, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 40481
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (Doctorate of Social Work) student
University of Texas at Arlington (Master's in Social Work) graduated
Texas Wesleyan University (Bachelor's of Fine Arts) graduated
JaeHee has worked in the field of child welfare since 1999 and is the founder and owner of a private practice. She is a Texas Board-certified clinical social worker and supervisor and a licensed child-placing administrator through the State of Texas. She has specialized in the field of child welfare and social justice initiatives ranging from foster care, adoption, mental health, identity-based stress, and trauma-inclusive care, and administration. She serves as the Region 3 Representative for the NASW-TX State Board of Directors (2019-2022). She is a doctoral student with the University of Alabama's DSW program specializing in clinical theory and application (Roll Tide!). In addition, she was a senior psychotherapist, supervisor, and the Sexual Assault/IPV Coordinator at the University of Texas at Dallas' Student Counseling Center. Her clinical training includes the Circle of Security® Parenting Professional Trainer™ as well as a Certified Trauma Specialist through The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children®. She trained at the Adult Attachment Interview Institute under Drs. Mary Main, Ph.D., and Erik Hesse, Ph.D. at the University of California at Berkeley. She is a Certified Theraplay® Practitioner through the Theraplay® Institute in Evanston, Illinois, and an EMDR therapist through the EMDRIA Institute. She was an adjunct professor of Social Work at Collin College in Plano, Texas. She has been featured in the Washington Post, Reuters, Donaldson Adoption Institute, Dallas Child, Dear Adoption, and Dan Rather's rehoming documentary, "Unwanted in America”—and a contributing columnist for Fostering Today and Adoption Today. She speaks locally, state-wide, nationally, and internationally on issues impacting children, women of color, communities of color, LGBTQIA+ issues, transracial adoptees, and social justice. It is her firm belief that it is never too late to make a difference. Her practice is open to all seeking assistance to make a positive change in their daily lives.
It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Melanie Chung-Sherman, LCSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.
Is Melanie Chung-Sherman accepting new clients?
Yes, Melanie Chung-Sherman is accepting new clients.
Does Melanie Chung-Sherman accept insurance?
No, Melanie Chung-Sherman does not accept insurance.
What types of therapy does Melanie Chung-Sherman offer?
Melanie Chung-Sherman offers therapy for families and individuals.
Does Melanie Chung-Sherman offer in-person appointments?
No, but people in Texas can book Melanie Chung-Sherman for virtual appointments (teletherapy).
Does Melanie Chung-Sherman offer online therapy?
Yes, Melanie Chung-Sherman offers online therapy to people in Texas.
How quickly can I see Melanie Chung-Sherman?
Melanie Chung-Sherman typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.
What languages does Melanie Chung-Sherman speak?
Melanie Chung-Sherman conducts therapy sessions in English.
Can I book an appointment with Melanie Chung-Sherman online?
Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Melanie Chung-Sherman online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.