Sheryl Ankrom


  • Licensed clinical professional counselor
  • Nationally certified clinical mental health counselor
  • Experienced in assessing, diagnosing, and treating anxiety disorders


Sheryl Ankrom, MS, LCPC, is a former writer for Verywell Mind covering mental health. She is a licensed clinical professional counselor and nationally certified clinical mental health counselor specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders. She has many years of experience in researching and treating panic disorder and agoraphobia.

Sheryl works with individuals and families and has extensive experience in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders. Sheryl is also part of a team of forensic mental health experts, and she performs evaluations for disability companies, school systems and employers.


Sheryl received her undergraduate degree from St. Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois. She earned her master's degree in counseling psychology from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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