Michelle Sherman, PhD, ABPP

Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Michelle Sherman

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-302-8200

Office Address:
Broadway Family Medicine Clinic
1020 W Broadway Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55411

PhD, University of Missouri

Internship, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center


Michelle D. Sherman, PhD, ABPP, is a licensed clinical psychologist and is Board Certified in Couple and Family Psychology. She is the Director of Behavioral Health at the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program.

Previously, she worked in the VA healthcare system for over 17 years, where she developed and evaluated interventions to help families managing serious mental illness and PTSD.


Integrated behavioral healthcare; family psychoeducation regarding mental illness and trauma; couples therapy; health behavior change



Note: Publications from the past two years are listed.

Hooker, S., Punjabi, A., Justesen, K., Boyle, L., & Sherman M. (2018). Health behavior change tips for family physicians. Family Practice Management, 25(2), 31-36.

Sherman, M. D., Usset, T., Voecks, C., & Harris, J. I. (2018). Roles of religion and spirituality among veterans who manage PTSD and their partners. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 10(4), 368-374.

Sherman, M.D., & Larsen, J. (2018). Family-focused interventions and resources for veterans and their families. Psychological Services, 15(2), 146-153.

Sherman, M.D. & Hooker, S.A. (2018). Supporting families managing parental mental illness/PTSD: Challenges and resources. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 53(5-6), 361-370

Sherman, M.D., Monn, A., Larsen, J., & Gewirtz, A. (2018). Evaluation of a Sesame Street multimedia intervention for families transitioning out of the military. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27(8), 2533-2540.

Sherman, M.D., Nissly, T., Carlson, S., & Wootten, M. (2018). Video review process: Enhancing its impact and resident/faculty satisfaction. Peer-Reviewed Reports in Medical Education Research (PRiMER), 2, 10.

Sherman, M.D., Justesen, K., & Okocha, E. (2018). Promoting documentation of suicidality in a family medicine residency clinic. Family Medicine, 50, 138-142.

Harris, J.I., Meis, L., Cheng, Z., Voecks, C., Usset, T., & Sherman, M. (2017). Spiritual distress and dyadic adjustment in veterans and partners managing PTSD. Spirituality in Clinical Practice. 4(4), 229-237.

Sherman, M.D., Miller, L., Keuler, M., Trump, L., & Mandrich, M. (2017). Managing behavioral health issues in primary care: Six 5-minute tools. Family Practice Management, 24(2), 30-35.

Larsen, J.L., & Sherman, M.D. (2017). Counseling women affected by military service. In M. Kopala & M. Keitel (Eds.), Handbook of Counseling Women (2nd ed.) (pp. 402-417). New York: Sage.

Sherman, M.D., & Larsen, J.L. (2017). The impact of military service on couple relationships.In J. Fitzgerald (Ed.), Foundations for Couples’ Therapy: Research for the Real World (pp. 279-290). New York: Routledge.