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Sarah Claridge, LISW

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

Hello! I am an Independently Licensed Social Worker in the State of Ohio. I have been working as a Social Worker since 2011 and my focus for the last 9 years has been working with clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma related concerns and substance use issues. I use a solution focused and cognitive behavioral approach. I believe in meeting everyone where they are and working with each person in order to develop goals and a treatment plan that helps them get to where they want to be. Being willing to seek help is very courageous. I am here to support you in your journey of mental health and wellness. I look forward to working with you and helping you on your journey to become the best version of you!

Professional experience

11yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, Codependency, Communication Problems, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, First Responder Issues, Guilt and Shame, Isolation/Loneliness, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues

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

License information

OH LISW I.1901897


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Sarah Claridge. 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.

Sarah Claridge is an exceptional therapist, and has given me many insights into how to solve my problems. She has been supportive, non judgmental, and helpful the entire time. More than that, she has helped me have a better and more hopeful mindset, so I have an easier time bettering myself moving forward.

Written on Feb 02, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Sarah is always kind, understanding and gives great view points that show she genuinely listens and cares. She is optimistic and real. Her sense of humor is warm and always welcomed. It is very appreciated as I know how much laughter can make us feel better and more connected. Sarah is a great counselor and therapist. I always look forward to talking with her!

Written on Jan 22, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

I find that Sara listens to what I am saying and she asks me questions to make me think. Sars also reads the information you send ahead of meeting with her and is fully prepared to support you and/or challenge you. She is also celebrates the wins. I would not hesitate to recommend Sara to my friends and family

Written on Jan 13, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and career difficulties

Sarah has helped me immeasurably over the last year. She allows me to answer my own questions, helps me challenge my thinking, and challenges it for me when my skull is too thick. I would recommend her to absolutely anyone. She is LGBTQ+ and polyamory friendly, which are major pluses! I am so grateful to have her on this journey with me!

Written on Jan 09, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Sarah is the best therapist I have ever had. I felt like she truly cared about me and my progress. I owe her so much and cannot thank her enough for my immense progress she assisted with!

Written on Jan 04, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 1 year on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Sarah has been an amazing help to my stress levels, thought processes, and personal growth. She offers so many resources to help through hard times and changing my way of thinking. I leave each session feeling like I've grown and am equipped to handle the next week or life event. I am sincerely grateful to have been matched with her for my therapy needs.

Written on Jan 02, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and compassion fatigue