Sheri Mitschelen, LCSW, RPT-S, on Compassion

An interview with Sheri Mitschelen, LCSW, RPT-S, on compassion: Sheri has been a clinical social worker devoted to providing mental health services for children and their families for over 30 years. She developed and continues to oversee the Crossroads Family Center and The Heart Leaf Center, both of which serve children and their families in Northern Virginia. In 2009 she was voted as “One of the Best Child Therapists in the Area,” by the Washingtonian Magazine. In this interview, Sheri shares her perspective on the importance of compassion, its benefits, and ways to ward off obstacles to compassion maintenance when providing direct work.