Sheryl Ankrom, About.com's Guide to Panic Disorder, is a licensed clinical professional counselor and nationally certified clinical mental health counselor specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders. She has many years of experience in researching and treating panic disorder and agoraphobia.
Sheryl works with individuals and families and has extensive experience in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders. Sheryl is also part of a team of forensic mental health experts, and she performs evaluations for disability companies, school systems and employers.
Sheryl received her undergraduate degree from St. Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois. She earned her master's degree in counseling psychology from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
From Sheryl Ankrom:
If you have panic disorder, I know first-hand what you are experiencing. I also know that with knowledge, support and proper treatment, things will get a lot better.