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Dr. Sara Pickett, LPCC, LMHC

Stress, Anxiety LGBT Relationship issues Trauma and abuse Depression
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About me

Sara has worked as a mental health clinical counselor for 8 years with clients ranging from 8-65 years old. Her specialties include those diagnosed with PTSD, oppositional defiant disorder, child and adult trauma, depression, anxiety, OCD, and suicidality, couples counseling, and folks who identify as LGBTQ+ and non-binary. She has worked with a diverse population of clients, and is extremely open to feedback and collaboration. Her approach is caring, supportive, validating, and challenging when necessary with the aim of working alongside clients to help assist in gaining insight and finding the best solutions to the identified issues. Sara also believes in the power of creative therapy "homework," humor, and other non-traditional ways of approaching mental health. She is a 4th year doctoral student, and an adjunct instructor as well. Her hobbies include bike riding, being a self-proclaimed "professional" UNO player, and listening to throwback hits from the 90s.

Professional experience

8yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Gender Dysphoria, HIV / AIDS, Jealousy, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

KY LPCC 270787

MA LMHC 13426

OH LPCC E.1901388


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Sara Pickett. 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.

Sara is the best!

Written on Oct 19, 2022 after therapy with Sara for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

All in all great fit for me and my needs

Written on Oct 03, 2022 after therapy with Sara for 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, family conflicts, coping with life changes, trauma and abuse, adhd, career difficulties, eating disorders, addictions, and compassion fatigue

Sarah is exactly the kind of therapist I’ve been searching for. She is understanding, compassionate, and humorous. I really enjoy the help she’s providing to me.

Written on Jul 17, 2022 after therapy with Sara for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd

Sara is a wonderful person that can quickly adapt to my needs and deliver thoughtful responses and challenges me in the best ways

Written on Mar 29, 2022 after therapy with Sara for 3 weeks

Very progressive and great for people who are turned off by the sterotypical therapy we saw growing up in media like The Sopranos. She seems to be in touch and/or a part of things that millenials, and younger identif,y with but don't feel most older generations really understand.

Written on Feb 17, 2022 after therapy with Sara for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue