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Cherie L. Massmann


Cherie is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She earned her master’s degree in counseling from Webster University, and she holds bachelor’s degree in psychology from Missouri State University. She is passionate about helping her clients improve their overall quality of life.  Cherie has over 20 years of experience treating eating disorders, depression, anxiety and other disorders of overcontrol in adults and adolescents.   


Cherie is a founding partner of Partners in Wellness, which specializes in evidence-based treatment approaches to eating disorders, depression and anxiety disorders.  She is a Certified Family Based Treatment provider through the Training Institute for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders. She practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Radically Open Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (RO DBT), and has trained under Tom Lynch, the founder of RO DBT.  


Cherie is an adjunct professor at Washington University at the Brown School of Social Work and is a staff therapist in the department of Psychiatry.  In prior work at Washington University Psychiatry and Internal Medicine Departments she played a key role in several National Institute of Health (NIH) studies, involving Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Type II Diabetes in Adolescents, Gestational Diabetes and Major Depressive Disorder and Caloric Reduction in Long Term Aging.  In addition, she worked with patients diagnosed with Type II and gestational diabetes. She is currently employed as an RO DBT therapist for a study of Eating Disorder and Adolescents Girls. 


Prior to starting Partners in Wellness, Cherie served as staff therapist for Webster Wellness Professionals/McCallum Place. She led the Greenlight Long Term Weight Management Program, helping individuals achieve long-term healthy weight goals 

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