Hello! My name is Sara and I have over 13 years of clinical experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor in St. Louis, Missouri. I have extensive therapeutic experience working with individuals, families, teenagers, and children. I have provided services in a variety of settings including residential treatment centers, homes, and schools, all of which have allowed me to possess an abundance of skills. I am a rostered Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, and a Nationally Certified Clinician. I have experience with family conflict, parenting problems, relationship issues, school problems, trauma, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, self esteem, and anger management.
I have my Masters of Arts in Counseling from Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, Missouri, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.
My counseling style is warm and inviting, with a focus on the client at all times. You are the one seeking support and the one determining the goals you'd like to work towards. You are the expert on yourself and I am here to help facilitate change. My therapeutic approach is Client Centered with Cognitive Behavioral therapy techniques and Solution Focused therapy techniques to help you reach your goals.
My sessions are scheduled Monday thru Thursday, from about 9:30am to 2:30pm on those days. I am not able to schedule on evenings or weekends.
When I'm not in sessions, you can find me shopping at Target, cycling on the Peloton, watching the newest Netflix show, reading a good book, or hanging with my family and pets.
I'm excited you're here and looking forward to working together!
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Family Problems, Impulsivity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Self-Love, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MO LPC 2010016635
So easy to talk to and helps work through things in a nonstressful way
Written on Nov 13, 2023 after therapy with Sara for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse
When I first started therapy online I was nervous of course. I feel like I clicked right away with Sara, I felt very comfortable with explaining the concerns and the issues I had and she helped me with a lot of it! She took her time and it really did seem like she understood what I needed and it was much appreciated!
Written on Jul 24, 2023 after therapy with Sara for 9 months on issues concerning relationship issues, anger management, and coping with life changes
Sara is super understanding and makes me feel comfortable around her
Written on Apr 19, 2023 after therapy with Sara for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and self esteem
Very easy to talk to!
Written on Jun 02, 2022 after therapy with Sara for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, family conflicts, grief, coping with life changes, and adhd
Sara is a great listener and really understands how to help me through my struggles.
Written on Apr 25, 2022 after therapy with Sara for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, compassion fatigue, and adhd
I love Sara she is a good listener and a comforting presence. She has helped me through an extremely difficult time and is very good about helping me set and achieve goals towards my happiness.
Written on Sep 21, 2021 after therapy with Sara for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd