Podcast #251: Sherry Walling | Lawyerist

Dr. Sherry Walling helps smart people do hard things, but trauma can get in the way. In this episode she explains what trauma is and where it comes from, how to find out if you have trauma, and how it can be linked to other mental health issues, like depression and anxiety.

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Sherry Walling

Dr. Sherry Walling is a clinical psychologist and podcaster who helps smart people do hard things (and deal with mental health issues)through her company, ZenFounder. She has extensive experience treating PTSD in combat veterans, working with families trapped in family violence, and supporting the mental health needs of physicians and police officers. She is also one of the early professionals to creatively combine yoga and psychotherapy.

When she’s not wearing her professional hat, Sherry can be found on her paddle board, building sandcastles on a warm beach, teaching aerial yoga, or ushering her three children through an art museum.

You can follow Sherry on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Show Notes

Sherry’s book is The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Sh*t Together: How to Run Your Business Without Letting it Run You.

To learn more about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) research, visit the CDC resource portal.


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Last updated November 20th, 2019.

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