Dr. Schere is a licensed clinical psychologist who has dedicated the past nineteen years of her clinical practice to working with individual adults, couples and adolescents. Her specialties include adult and child development, parenting and attachment, maternal mental health and women's issues throughout the life cycle.
She is the author of "The Role of Creative Complexity in Psychotherapy" published in the Austrian Journal Psychologie in Osterreich and is co-author of "Psychotherapy and the Young Child" published in Early Childhood Education. Dr. Schere received her B.A. in psychology and creative writing from the University of Rochester, New York and her Ph.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego.
Dr. Schere has provided trainings and spoken at organizations throughout San Diego. Her trainings have included Sculpting Attachment Dynamics in New Moms with PMADS, Maternal Identity-Who Am I Now?, Development of Emotional Intelligence in Young Children, Implications of Attachment Theory for Psychotherapy and Womens' and Multicultural Issues in Psychotherapy. She has presented at the Postpartum Health Alliance, County of San Diego Health and Human Services, University of San Diego, San Diego State University and the San Diego Cinema Society.
After speaking on the podcast PregTastic, which promotes education and guidance on the transition to motherhood, Dr. Schere was asked to serve as an official "ask the expert" on New Mommy Media in the capacity of Psychologist for Maternal Issues. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, San Diego Psychological Association, Postpartum Health Alliance of San Diego, World Association for Infant Mental Health and the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology.
Dr. Schere is an active member of the San Diego Arts Community and has served as a Board Member for Sushi Performance and Visual Art. Additionally, Dr. Schere has served as a consultant to nonprofit arts organizations through the San Diego Performing Arts League.