Miss Sherika M. Jackson

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker (NC)

LCAS-A (NC)

Charlotte, NC

About Me

Sherika Jackson received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Healthcare Management from Winthrop University in 2008 and her Masters in Social Work from Winthrop University in 2011.  She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and currently employed by Alternative Living Solutions, Inc. as the Lead Clinical Therapist where she supervises a team of therapists and practices outpatient therapy.  Her specialties are children and adults with emotional/behavioral issues (such as ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, etc.), LGBT youth, adults diagnosed with HIV, and working with undeserved/oppressed populations.  Ms. Jackson is also a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist Associate with plans on specializing in alcohol and marijuana addiction once she receives her full license.  

Ms. Jackson obtained her clinical license in 2014 and practiced initially as a provisional licensee.  She began her mental health career at York Place Episcopal Children’s Home in 2006 where she held the position of Residential Counselor.  She has held many positions at other agencies thereafter, including Intake Coordinator, Intensive In-Home Team Lead, and Therapeutic Counselor/Case Manager.  She has been employed with Alternative Living Solutions since February 2013 and aspires to open up her own private practice within the next five years.  She also has aspirations of starting a few non-profits in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area as well.

Qualifications

Experience

COUNSELING BACKGROUND
Lead Clinical Therapist –Outpatient Therapy Department, Alternative Living Solutions, Charlotte, NC (10/13-present).

Therapeutic Counselor/Case Manager –Outpatient Therapy Department, Alternative Living Solutions, Charlotte, NC (02/13-10/13).
IIH Team Lead – Carolina Support Services, Charlotte, NC (02/13-07/13).
Intake Counselor/IIH Team Lead – Intensive In-Home Department, Echelon Care Services, Charlotte, NC (08/12-02/13).

Social Worker Intern– LGBT Youth, Time Out Youth, Charlotte, NC (08/10-05/11).

In-Home Therapist Intern–Intensive In-Home Department, Mélange Health Solutions, Charlotte, NC (01/10-04/10).

Graduate Research Assistant– Center for Social Welfare and Research Assessment (Winthrop University), Rock Hill, SC (01/10-04/11)
Residential Counselor II – Adolescent Boys Sex Offender Unit, New Hope Carolinas- Rock Hill, SC (10/08-08/09).
Residential Counselor – York Place Episcopal Children’s Home, Rock Hill, SC (10/06-04/07).

Education

Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist Associate (LCASA) (NC), February 2014, License #: 20287
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) (NC), October 2014, License #: C009154

Master of Social Work, May 2011, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Minor in Healthcare Management, May 2008, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina
 

Specialties

  • ADHD (adult)
  • ADHD (child and adolescent)
  • Adult Therapy
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Brief Counseling
  • Child and Adolescent Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Effective Communication
  • Family Therapy
  • HIV/AIDS Related Issues
  • LGBT Issues
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Oppositional-defiant Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Self Esteem issues
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Women's Issues