Cheri McDonald PhD LMFT

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Cheri McDonald PhD LMFT

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5743 Corsa Avenue Suite 207
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A Place to Turn, Inc

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Dr Cheri McDonald offers enriched insights to dealing with the intricate challenges of complex trauma as she walks you through the how to’s of untethering from the ramifications of your PTSD. With the gifted talent of her interweaving her psychotherapy training and her intuitive coaching skills, she guides couples through the shadows of trauma by releasing its destructive grip through imagery, symbols and rituals and carrying you outside the therapy room to love and beyond.  Dr. Cheri’s teachings open the way to evolve toward complete healing and resurrecting your happily ever after marriage and making your dreams come true.

Dr. Cheri’s Triangle of Mastery’s 7 Steps to Root, Rebound and Rise teaches you how to apply these lessons and insights to gain your freedom, renew your purpose and love once and for all.

Dr Cheri McDonald is the founder of A Place to Turn, Inc. and creator of To Love...& Beyond. She helps couples unbury their marriages from the avalanche of PTSD for over 30 years by guiding clients to resurrecting themselves first and then bringing their companion up with them.

Dr Cheri McDonald received her Bachelor of Science at Brigham Young University in Family Sciences in 1983. She continued her education at California Lutheran University where she obtained her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy in 1987; then completed her formal education in 2007 with a Doctorate degree in Philosophy of Clinical Hypnotherapy at Pacific University.  Last and most important, Dr Cheri loves people and helps their dreams come true as they break the bands of their complex trauma, then turn around and resurrect their marriages from the remaining carnage for a happily ever after life.

Cheri and her husband, Patrick, have raised three sons and a daughter and enjoy their 8 grandchildren as they reside in Thousand Oaks, California. Being a wife, mother and grandmother has been her greatest responsibility and joy in life.

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