Meet Shirin Sherkat, Parent Educator

Shirin Sherkat, Psy.D. is on a mission to honor children and empower parents around the world with proven, road-tested, and simple parenting strategies that reduce struggles and add more joy for every member of the family.

The author of Create Happy Kids, Dr. Sherkat is nicknamed, “the child whisperer” by many happy families who value her gift to see each child’s perspective as they use her methods to bring harmony to their formerly conflicted families. She teaches parenting workshops and shares keynote presentations to parenting groups that put prevention strategies center stage.

Dr. Sherkat grew up in Vancouver, Canada, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Washington and later earned a Doctorate in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego. She resides in Kirkland, Washington with her husband.