Cheryl Erwin is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has had a private practice working with children, teens, couples, and individuals in the Reno/Sparks area for almost 20 years. Cheryl is also the author or co-author of nine books on parenting and family life, including seven in the bestselling "Positive Discipline" series and the "Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Boys." Cheryl is a popular speaker and trainer who has taught in Singapore, Australia, Canada, and across the United States.
She also works as the mental health consultant and family coach for Early Head Start in Reno and offers parent coaching, foster parent training, and other family support services in the Truckee Meadows.
Cheryl is married to David Ehrke, who is principal clarinet with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra and a member of the University of Nevada, Reno Music Department faculty. She has a son, Philip, in his mid-twenties who lives and practices law in Las Vegas. Cheryl dreams of breaking 90 on the golf course, loves to mountain bike, ski, and kayak, and is an avid reader and knitter.