Sherry Yam, LCSW

About Me

Hi, I’m Sherry and I specialize in working with professionals and Asian Americans who suffer from Trauma/ Disturbing Memories, Critical Incident/ Accidents. I'll help you to reprocess the past and discover more adaptive and useful information that you can use to guide you to make more aligned decisions in life. You can start this healing process and feel happy, relaxed, and empowered. Sessions are conducted in English as well as Cantonese.

Education & Experience

I received my MSW at the University of Southern California in 2013. My Trauma trainings include the National Center for PTSD and Trauma Recovery/ EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program. I received extensive culturally-diverse trauma therapy experience in working with Veterans, Asian Americans, Asian refugees, immigrants/ undocumented, homeless, African Americans with the range of combat trauma, military sexual trauma, sexual assault/ domestic violence, childhood abuse, victims of crime, sudden death/ unprocessed grief, critical incidents, natural disaster, sexuality.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Trauma Recovery/ EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Moral Injury
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Expats
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+


  • Cantonese
  • English


  • Sliding Scale

Spring Health EAP