Cheryl Barker has 30-plus years of experience in behavioral healthcare working with individuals, couples and groups. She holds a doctoral degree in counseling psychology from Case Western Reserve University, where she also earned her master's degree in counseling. She also has experience applying psychological concepts in organizational and leadership development, performance improvement, communication and education/research for hospital systems including the Cleveland Clinic and MetroHealth. She was on the adjunct faculty of Baldwin Wallace University for 18 years, where she taught in the psychology and business departments. Her specialty areas include psychological testing, anxiety, career transitions and relationship issues including infidelity.