Dr. Simon Sherry

Ph.D., Registered Psychologist

Dr. Simon Sherry, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist


Recognized for his expertise in both clinical practice and scientific research, Dr. Simon Sherry combines compassion with science to create effective, long-lasting solutions that help his clients live more fulfilling lives. Dr. Simon Sherry is a tenured Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Dalhousie University, where he directs research on the role of personality in relationship problems, depression, anxiety, eating disorders and alcohol problems. He is a well-cited author with more than 105 scientific articles to his credit and an internationally recognized expert in perfectionism.


At CRUX, Dr. Simon Sherry treats and assesses a wide variety of problems in both individuals and couples. He specializes in treating and assessing perfectionism, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, alcohol problems and personality disorders. Dr. Simon Sherry also offers assessment services, including forensic, insurance, legal and psychological assessments.


Dr. Simon Sherry is a strong advocate for the science and practice of clinical psychology. He regularly contributes to local, national and international media outlets, including CBC News, Reader’s Digest, Today’s Parent, CTV News and The Globe and Mail, and leads educational workshops for health professionals across Canada.


As a committed hockey dad and coach, Dr. Simon Sherry may often be found freezing somewhere in a rink in Halifax.


For more information on Dr. Simon Sherry’s research, visit Google Scholar and ResearchGate. For a copy of Dr. Sherry’s CV click here.

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