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Sara Wheeler, LCPC, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Trauma and abuse Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

Warmest of welcomes! I'm here to listen and cultivate hope every step of the way. I’ve been an empathetic encourager my entire life, and a trained therapist for over a decade. Prior to becoming a licensed therapist I worked as an addictions counselor. I’m experienced and skilled in helping others as they work through all types of life transitions, relationship stresses, addictions, anxiety, depression, trauma, and parenting issues. I also specialize in EMDR treatment. I am here to help you figure out the first steps and walk with you as you grow into a happier in life.

Professional experience

17yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Communication Problems, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

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

License information


VA LPC 0701006093


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Sara Wheeler. 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 has been great.

Written on May 05, 2022 after therapy with Sara for 1 year and 1 month

Sara had been so kind and understanding! She offers aids each week to help me continue doing the work! She’s also great at checking in on me throughout the week and makes me feel heard and significant. I’m thankful to continue working towards healing with Sara

Written on Sep 11, 2021 after therapy with Sara for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

I’ve only just began my experience but Sara has been great so far. She made me feel heard, supported and was very attentive. I hope to continue working with her as I continue on with therapy.

Written on Aug 24, 2021 after therapy with Sara for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Sara is a very good listener, asks great questions, and has helpful suggestions for exercises to do to support one's mental and emotional health. I appreciated her support.

Written on May 17, 2021 after therapy with Sara for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes

Sara is a supportive and encouraging person. She provides a good listening ear while also providing me questions to reflect on and help me explore various paths and solutions. I'm glad that I got matched with her!

Written on Apr 12, 2021 after therapy with Sara for 2 weeks on issues concerning coaching

Sara has been great, positive and understanding of my issue!

Written on Apr 07, 2021 after therapy with Sara for 3 weeks