Jae-Hee (Melanie) Chung Sherman


Jae-Hee (Melanie) Chung-Sherman is a licensed clinical social worker, licensed child-placing administrator, and TSBSWE-Board approved clinical supervisor through the State of Texas. 

She is a Certified Theraplay® Practitioner and Trainer. She is the Regional 3 Representative for the NASW-Texas State Board of Directors.

Jae-Hee is also a senior psychotherapist with the University of Texas at Dallas’ Student Counseling Center serving the diverse mental health needs of UTD’s student population.


She holds a position as the founder and owner of a private practice in North Dallas where she specializes in transracial adoption, complex trauma, and womxn’s health.  Jae-Hee was an adjunct professor of Social Work at Collin College. In addition, she has worked in the field of child welfare, medical social work, and womxn’s issues since 1999.


Jae-Hee’s passion includes education and training others to lift the voices of marginalized groups, particularly womxn of color and adoptees, combatting mental health stigma, and addressing power-based violence.