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Anna E. Schierberl Scherr, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Lifespan Physicians Group

Anna Schierberl Scherr, PhD is a staff psychologist at The Miriam Hospital, where she provides individual counseling in behavioral medicine focused on emotional and binge eating, health behavior change, coping with chronic medical conditions, and co-existing depression and anxiety. In addition, she provides group weight management treatment in The Miriam Hospital's Weight Management Program. She provides clinical training within the Brown Clinical Psychology Residency.

Recent Publications

  • Schierberl Scherr, A., McClure Brenchley, K.J., & Gorin, A.A. (2013). Examining a ripple effect: Do spouses’ behavior changes affect each other’s weight loss? Journal of Obesity, 2013, 1-8.

  • Gorin A.A., Niemeier, H.M., & Schierberl Scherr, A. (2011). Binge eating in overweight and obese individuals with type 2 diabetes. In: V. R. Preedy (Ed.), International Handbook of Behavior, Diet, and Nutrition. New York: Springer.



Outpatient Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Providence
146 West River Street, second floor
Providence, RI 02904


  • Post Graduate:  University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Internship:  University of Massachusetts Medical School/Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital, Worcester, MA
  • Fellowship:  VA Medical Center, Providence, RI