Hayley Sherer

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Adjunct Professor

Education: PsyD, LCSW

Industry Expertise: PsyD, LCSW

Research Interest: substance use, human sexuality, LBGTQ+, and education


Dr. Hayley Sherer earned her master’s degree in social work at the University of Southern California and earned her doctorate in psychology from California Southern University. Dr. Sherer has experience working with various populations, including pre-teens, teenagers, young adults, and their families. She specializes in topics surrounding LGBTQ+ and identity exploration as well as substance use and related issues. Dr. Sherer is passionate about working towards creating well-rounded and kind humans and teaching students and clinicians how to view the whole person and family unit in order to better treat clients and their community. In her free time Dr. Sherer enjoys reading and going to yoga.