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Debra Sarno, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Grief Parenting issues Self esteem, Motivation Coping with life changes
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About me

I am a licensed clinical social worker located in New York State. I received my clinical training at the Columbia University School of Social Work. Additionally, I am a graduate of The New York Milton H. Erickson Society for Psychotherapy and Hypnosis, and I am a certified School Social Worker. I have worked in clinics, hospitals, and schools. My extensive professional and life experiences enhance my ability to assist you with your healing process. Together we will develop a treatment plan to maximize your life potential and achieve goals.

I utilize a holistic treatment approach that includes Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I will provide a supportive, nurturing, and safe therapeutic space for you as the foundation for effective therapy and change.

Professional experience

30yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Grief Parenting issues Self esteem, Motivation Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Dependent Personality, Divorce and separation, Family Problems, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Midlife crisis, Mood disorders , Personality Disorders, Phobias, Women's issues, Workplace issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

NY LCSW 028988


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Debra Sarno. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Debra is an outstanding therapist in all the ways that count most: smart, supportive, and kind. She listens and offers suggestions that have guided me to a happier, calmer, healthier life. Debra Sarno is the best!

Written on Jul 18, 2024 after therapy with Debra for 2 years and 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, coping with life changes, and family conflicts

I’ve had various therapists throughout the years and Debra is one of the best. She has boundless empathy and compassion, along with A+ suggestions for facing my issues and improving my life. I recommend her highly.

Written on Jul 25, 2023 after therapy with Debra for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and grief