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Sarah Bentley, LMHP, LPCC

Stress, Anxiety Relationship issues Family conflicts Trauma and abuse Depression
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About me

Welcome to my bio, and thanks for taking the time to read it! I am a trauma therapist with 10 years clinical experience working with adults. I have worked as a helper in the non-profit, higher education, and government sectors for the 10 years prior to this. I am licensed in both Nebraska and New Mexico. As your therapist, I will work to deeply understand your circumstances, thoughts, and feelings regarding the past, present, and future. I use brain-based therapies of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Brainspotting to re-route wounded neural networks and help you gain new insights. I use Dialectical Behavior Therapy and somatic techniques to coach you in development of numerous practical coping skills. I value the chance to bear witness to your story and assist you in reaching your goals. Facilitating emotional healing for as many people as possible is my life's work. Come one, come all! I have no favorite type of client. I accept you as you are.

Professional experience

10yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

NE LMHP 4679