Sheri Glucoft Wong, LCSW

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1715 Solano Avenue, Suite C
Berkeley, California 94707


Sheri Glucoft Wong is a family therapist, parenting expert, and consultant who speaks nationally at independent and public schools, medical and mental health centers, businesses, law firms, nonprofits, and religious organizations. She provides consultation and training to a range of professionals including teachers, school administrators, counselors, physicians, psychotherapists, clergy, attorneys, and corporate managers.  She served as the resident parenting coach for Apple, Gymboree, and Genentech, and has trained health care professionals at the Stanford Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Ms. Wong lectures at universities including Stanford, U.C. Berkeley, and U.C. San Francisco, has consulted with faculty at Yale University’s Center for Emotional Intelligence, and was a featured speaker at the “Pediatrics in the Pandemic Age” national conference for pediatricians. Her parenting advice has been showcased in the media, including The Wall Street Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Greater Good Magazine and on a televised national satellite media tour on best parenting practices that reached over 2 million across the country. She is the co-author of Raising Kids: Your Essential Guide to Everyday Parenting.

She received her BA and MSW from the University of California, Berkeley.

Past Presentation Topics Include:

  • Raising Resilient Children
  • Supporting Self-Esteem and Confidence in Children
  • Navigating Your Children’s Social World
  • Setting Limits with Heart
  • Positive Family Communication


In Raising Kids, family therapist and parent educator Sheri Glucoft Wong and Silicon Valley private school head Olaf Jorgenson team up to deliver a down-to-earth and guide to parenting. With its easy-to-grasp language and tools, Raising Kids addresses everyday parenting, from managing family routines, screen time, and homework, to supporting friendships, self-esteem, and resilience. Parent find that the central theme of being “on your spot” leads to fewer conflicts and replaces threats, nagging, and punishment with clear, effective messages that make sense to your kids. Thousands of parents with toddlers through adolescents have benefited from the wisdom and reassurance that is now available in this down-to-earth guide. Raising Kids helps parents build on what they’re already doing well to maximize the good times with their family.