Counselor, Consultant

Cheryl Thomas has been a part of the Youthbuild family since 2018. She offers confidential counseling for students, is part of the Student Assistance Program and Safety Committee and teaches Life Skills classes. She also facilitates professional development presentations for Staff on various topics.

Cheryl has a BS in Secondary Education – Social Studies from the University of Scranton, and a MS in Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College. She is also a PA Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. She has worked with students from K through 12 in Philadelphia Public, Charter and Private schools for the past 30 years and specializes in trauma informed care.

In addition to her work at YouthBuild, Cheryl has a therapy private practice in Media, PA where she offers individual, group and family therapy. In her free time, Cheryl enjoys going to the beach, bike riding, reading and getting together with her two sons.

cthomas@youthbuildphilly.org