Cheryl Renee Farney is a CRSS and works for the University of Illinois at Chicago hospital health and sciences system as a Medical Social Assistant where she assists individuals on the inpatient psych unit with their recovery. Cheryl is a mental health advocate and is active in the community as a volunteer. She is on the Board of Directors at Trilogy, Inc. and she is a WRAP Recovery Educator in the State of Illinois. Cheryl is pursuing her Master’s Degree in Women’s Studies and Gender Studies from Loyola University of Chicago. Cheryl completed her BA degree in Theatre and Classics from the College of Wooster in Ohio and did her first internship in Literary Management at the Royal Shakespeare Company in London, England.