A Pathways Counselor

Sherrill Lemmermann

Sherrill Lemmermann
Sherrill Lemmermann


Client Focus

  • Individual
  • Marriage & Relationship
  • Family
  • Adults 20 – 65
  • Seniors 65+

Areas of Special Focus

  • Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Affair Recovery
  • Anger Management (Adult)
  • Anxiety (Adult)
  • Career & Work Issues
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Codependence
  • Communication & Conflict Resolution
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression (Adult)
  • Divorce Recovery
  • Grief and Loss
  • Interpersonal Relationship Conflicts
  • Low Self-esteem and Self-Worth (Adult)
  • Marital Distress
  • Parenting
  • Phobias (Adult)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Remarriage
  • Self-Injurious Behaviors
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Single Parenting
  • Spiritual Relationship & Growth
  • Spiritual Struggles
  • Stress Management
  • Women’s Issues
  • Work – Life Balance


Sherrill enjoys working with adults and couples who are seeking support, encouragement and personal insight as they move through significant life transitions in relationships, employment, and/or self-discovery.  She has a special interest in adult development and life transitions throughout the life span for both men and women, with special emphasis on the impact of personality type on personal growth and on the interpretation and integration of life events. Sherrill’s professional experience includes special study and research on the perspectives and self-development of men during the second half of life.  She is skilled in helping her clients identify and address the barriers that can often prevent the fulfillment and satisfaction they seek in their later years.

Sherrill has worked with people in a variety of settings who struggle with chronic mental illness and personality disorders.


Sherrill uses cognitive-behavioral, insight-oriented, psychodynamic, strength-based, and spiritual approaches, tailoring methodology and treatment to the unique profile of needs of each individual. Her approach to therapy is interactive, supportive, and encouraging, and she seeks to engage with her clients with the goal of resolving symptoms, problems, and issues on both a practical and deeper level. She has profound compassion for those who suffer from mental illness and other disorders and is committed to the recovery of their emotional equilibrium in helping them move toward stability and wholeness.

Licensures & Certifications

  • MN Licensed Psychologist

Education & Additional Training

  • Capella University, Ph.D, in Clinical Psychology
  • Metropolitan State University, BA in Psychology
  • DBT Associates, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Selected Links

Selected Books

Mens & Womens Issues
  • Boundaries, by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  • Creative Aging, by Nancy Bost Millner
  • Codependency, by Pat Springle
  • Depressed & Anxious—The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Workbook for Overcoming
  • Depression & Anxiety, by Thomas Marra, Ph.D.
  • Getting to the Other Side of Grief, by Susan J. Zonnebelt-Smeenge & Robert C. De Vries
  • Healing for Damaged Emotions Workbook, by David A. Seamands
  • I Don’t Want to Talk About It, by Terrence Real
  • Please Understand Me II, by David Keirsey
  • The Deeper Journey, by M. Robert Mulholland Jr.
  • The Irritable Male Syndrome—Managing the 4 Key Causes of Depression and Aggression, by Jed Diamond
  • The Lies We Tell Ourselves, by Dr. Chris Thurman
  • Waking the Dead, by John Eldredge
  • How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It, by Patricia Love, Ed.D., & Steven Stosny, Ph.D.
  • Just Your Type—Create the Relationship You’ve Always Wanted Using the Secrets of Personality Type, by Paul D. Tieger & Barbara Barron-Tieger
  • Sacred Marriage, by Gary Thomas
  • Safe Haven Marriage, by Dr. Archibald D. Hart & Dr. Sharon Hart Morris
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