Dr Simon Sherry

Clinical Psychologist and Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

Dr. Simon Sherry directs Dalhousie University’s Personality Research Team. Dr. Sherry and his team are responsible for making critical advancements in our understanding of the link between personality and mental health; in particular, they have clarified the contribution of perfectionism to depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship problems, and suicide. Dr. Sherry also researches alcohol problems. He has published 160 scientific articles and earned more than $2.5 million in grant funds.

Wanting to directly help more people, in 2018, Dr. Sherry and his wife founded CRUX Psychology, a team of 16 Ph.D.-level psychologists. CRUX provides high-quality, evidence-based individual therapy, couples therapy, and assessment. Therapy and assessment are available online and in person. CRUX serves Atlantic Canada and Alberta.

In his clinical practice, Dr. Simon Sherry treats and assesses various problems in both individuals and couples. Dr. Sherry is also a strong advocate for the science and practice of psychology. He regularly works with the media as part of his goal to educate the public about mental health problems in a scientific, non-sensationalized way.

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