Dr. Sherman is currently seeing patients in-office or via telehealth/videoconferencing. Due to COVID-19, patients who attend in-office appointments are expected to take precautions against the spread of Coronavirus (e.g., must not have any signs of illness or had a recent exposure to COVID-19). If your session will be head via telehealth/videoconferencing, on the date of your appointment, you can click on the provider link below, type in your name, and you will enter the "virtual waiting room." Dr. Sherman will admit you to start the session.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2019-2020) Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Program University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics,
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Clinical Psychology (2019) University of Miami
Clinical Internship (2018-2019) Clinical Psychology Program, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Psychology (2016) University of Miami
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology (2011) Cornell University
Dr. Sherman completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at Cornell University and later went on to receive her M.S. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Miami (UM). During her time at UM, she specialized in treating Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Disruptive Behavior Disorders in children, adolescents and young adults. Dr. Sherman completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine within the Pediatrics Department. During this time, she gained further specialization in treating a range of mental health problems in children and families and additional specialized training in parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) for young children with behavior concerns. Dr. Sherman is a Certified Level I Trainer in PCIT.
Dr. Sherman brings a background in developing and tailoring transdiagnostic treatments for children and adolescents with anxiety, depression, OCD, and related internalizing disorders. While at UM, Dr. Sherman was an author on the Unified Protocols for Children (UP-C) and Adolescents (UP-A), specialized treatment programs for children and adolescents with anxiety, depression, OCD, and related disorders. As a certified trainer for the UP-C and UP-A, Dr. Sherman provides training and consultation on these treatments as well.
Dr. Sherman specializes in Anxiety, Depression, OCD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, childhood behavior problems, Selective Mutism, Tic Disorders, and Trichotillomania. She conducts Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), and Habit Reversal Training (HRT), and sees children, adolescents, and adults.
Books & Book Chapters
Garcia, D. & Sherman, J.A. (2018, September 19). How to manage your kid’s back-to-school stress. Miami Herald, p.15A.
Sherman, J.A., Braun, D.A., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2018). Anxiety Sensitivity Treatment for Children and Adolescents. In J.Smits, M. Otto, M. Powers, & S. Baird (Eds.), The Clinician’s Guide to Anxiety Sensitivity Treatment and Assessment. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Ehrenreich-May, J., Kennedy, S.M., Sherman, J.A., Bilek, E.L., Buzzella, B.A., Bennett, S.M., & Barlow, D.H. (2018). Unified protocols for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders in children and adolescents: Therapist guide. New York: Oxford University Press.
Ehrenreich-May, J., Kennedy, S.M., Sherman, J.A., Bennett, S.M., & Barlow, D.H. (2018). Unified protocol for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders in adolescents: Workbook. New York: Oxford University Press.
Ehrenreich-May, J., Kennedy, S.M., Sherman, J.A., Bilek, E.L. & Barlow, D.H. (2018). Unified protocol for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders in children: Workbook. New York: Oxford University Press.
Kennedy, S.M., Mash, J.A., Tawfik, S.H., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2017). Anxiety Disorders. In C. Flessner & J. Piacentini (Eds.), Clinical handbook of psychological disorders in children and adolescents: a step-by-step manual. (pp. 122-168). New York: Guilford Press.
Ehrenreich-May, J. & Mash, J.A. (2017). Anxiety in childhood: Risk for. In A. Wenzel (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology. (pp. 268-269). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
Providing Evidence-Based Treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Tourette's Disorder/Tics, Trichotillomania, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Hoarding, Skin Picking/Excoriation Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, and Phobias. Boca Raton office is easily accessible from Palm Beach County & South Florida (Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Lighthouse Point, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami).