Cheryl Hurst, PsyD
Health Psychologist & Yoga Therapist
Dr. Cheryl Hurst is a licensed health psychologist and a certified yoga therapist in Chicago, Illinois. When she integrates psychotherapy with yoga therapy, her clients’ benefit is doubled by an individualized holistic treatment to improve physical strength, balance, flexibility, and circulation, while fostering clarity, ease and relaxation, relieving pain, and building resilience to stress.Through individualized yoga therapy that accommodates each person’s unique needs, her patients successfully improve musculoskeletal and physiological functioning. Dr. Hurst specializes in relieving pain and improving function for diverse conditions, including sports injuries, back pain, shoulder pain, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease.
Dr. Hurst graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago, then received her master’s in clinical psychology and her Doctor of Psychology from Argosy University, Illinois School of Professional Psychology. After working as a senior program associate and senior research associate at Wellness House in Hinsdale, Illinois, Dr. Hurst continued to pursue her profession as a health psychologist on the BioBehavioral Mind-Spirit Team at the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment in Skokie, Illinois. From 2013-2015, she served as vice president of the Visual Ecology and Psychotherapy Foundation.
Dr. Hurst is a member of the Illinois Psychological Association and the Emotional Transformation Therapy International Association.