Dr. Arutt holds a Doctor of Psychology degree from California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, where she received the Outstanding Doctoral Project award for her clinical dissertation Healing Together about couples and trauma. A licensed psychologist and expert in PTSD, Dr. Arutt recognized that her background working with couples and trauma was tailor-made for the ART community after welcoming twins nearly 15 years ago via IVF. In addition to her private practice she teaches Clinical Interviewing, Ethics and Professional Development, Sex Roles and Gender, and Intercultural Processes and Human Diversity to Ph.D and Psy.D. students.
Dr. Cheryl Arutt is often called the "Voice of Reason" by fans of HLN, CNN and DiscoveryID for her on-point psychological analysis of high-profile cases and news of the day, and enjoys speaking about psychotherapy, gender, trauma recovery, and infertility.