Keri Israelski Scheirman, Psy.D. received her Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Psychology and Interpersonal Communication from Western Michigan University. During her undergraduate training she completed a practicum where she worked in a classroom using Applied Behavioral Analysis with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She went on to work in homes during her early graduate school education utilizing Verbal Behavior, Applied Behavioral Analysis with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Dr. Israelski Scheirman received her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. During her graduate school training she had a concentration in Cognitive Behavioral Psychology and a focus on children and adolescents. She worked in a variety of settings during this training with a diverse population. Her doctoral dissertation was a mixed study entitled: Coping Processes and their Perceived Effectiveness in Siblings of People Diagnosed with a Pervasive Developmental Disorder. She completed both her Pre-doctoral and Postdoctoral Internship at Children’s Behavioral Health Services Inc. in Pennsylvania. Much of her training was focused on diversity, the presence of and effects of developmental trauma, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Dr. Israelski Scheirman is a Licensed Psychologist and has been in private practice since 2011 and an Independent Consultant at Legacy since 2013. Dr. Israelski Scheirman provides therapy and conducts assessments with children, adolescents, and adults. Some of the areas she focuses on are Autism Spectrum Disorder, academic/learning concerns, depression, and anxiety based behaviors. Dr. Israelski Scheirman’s therapeutic approach is supportive, client centered, and strength based. She primarily uses cognitive behavioral techniques.
Dr. Israelski Scheirman is also a certified Sibshop facilitator and provides sibling support utilizing the Sibshop model as well as through individual therapy.