Sherry C. Eaton, Ph.D., LP

Sherry C. Eaton, Ph.D., LP

Dr. Sherry Eaton earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Howard University and a doctorate in School Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At North Carolina Central University in Durham, she served as the Director of the University Testing Center from its inception in 1987 until 1997. She joined the psychology department full time in 2001, where she is now an Associate Professor and Chair. Owing to the breadth of her training and experiences, she can and has taught most of the courses in the undergraduate curriculum and has independently developed and taught a cultural diversity course in the graduate program.

A provisionally licensed psychologist, Sherry specializes in working with children and their families. Additionally, she has served as a consultant with local school districts and other educational programs. Sherry has published in a variety of referred journals and books and has presented her work at several national conferences as well. Sherry’s research is focused on indices of academic achievement for children of color and parental socialization practices. Additionally, she has recently begun working in the area of utilizing families to help persons with diabetes manage their illness.

Sherry is originally from New Jersey. She has three sons, two in college and one a senior in high school. When not working, she enjoys reading for pleasure and is an avid movie watcher. She also enjoys spending time with her dog named Sasha. At the ACFH, she is available to children, adolescents, and adults for psychological testing and individual and group psychotherapy. You may reach Sherry at