Is Therapy Right for You?


Life can seem overwhelming under the best of circumstances. We all need a little help sometimes. Often challenges such as anxiety, depression, grief and loss, or relationship difficulties can make life feel unbalanced and chaotic. Even happy transitions like marriage and childbirth can be stressful. Therapy can help bring clarity, improve communication and foster compassion.  Developing a healthier relationship with yourself and others can lead to a fulfilled life instead of a life that feels too full.


Meet the Therapist

Cheryl Hixson is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) lic #105273.  Cheryl graduated in 2012 with her MS in counseling with a focus on marriage, family and child therapy from the University of Phoenix. She has experience working with couples, individuals, families, children and groups. She is also an accomplished speaker able to present on a variety of topics.  

Cheryl is a longtime professional with a background as a Family Services Educator working with obstetric  patients. She says working with newborns and their parents has given her a great appreciation for how difficult it can be for moms who experience anxiety and mood disorders during pregnancy or after birth.  She received additional training from Postpartum Support International to be able to focus more in the areas of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and an additional certificate from Fresno State in Foundations of Infant Mental Health.

Besides anxiety and depression, Cheryl's other areas of focus  include parenting, attachment, grief and loss,   She is also experienced with PTSD and working with victims of abuse. She enjoys being with clients of all ages and considers it an honor to be trusted with their stories.





The office is located in Fresno on North First Street off of Herndon Ave. near Bullard with easy access from Highway 41. 

Cheryl is employed by Laura Slagle, LMFT.  For more information on the counseling services offered at this location, see the office website