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Sherri Ardekani, MSW, LCSW

Certified DBT Clinician

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Sherri Ardekani, MSW, LCSW is a graduate of Saint Louis University. She has over 15 years of clinical experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  She started her career in community mental health working in residential adolescent substance abuse program. From there she provided counseling to children at schools, ran an adult substance abuse IOP program and was part of her father's private practice. In 2017, Sherri joined Saint Louis DBT as an individual therapist and skills trainer.  She provided Dialectical Behavioral therapy and group skills training.  She found this practice as one of the most evidence base practices in helping people achieve a life worth living.  She primarily worked with those suffering from suicidal ideation, self-harm, depression, anxiety and relational issues. In April 2019, Sherri decided to start her own private practice called Best Self Counseling.  
Sherri was raised in an Iranian American home. She is fluent in Farsi. As a first generation American, she understands the challenges and struggles that come  with balancing one's cultural norms with dominant culture. She can help you navigate through those barriers and find a balance.