Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social worker and has been in the field both educationally and professionally over the last 20 years. Her experience includes working with adults in inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programming settings, and for the majority of her career she has provided traditional individual outpatient therapy with adolescents and adults. She has been a fully licensed practitioner since 2012.
Sarah has a passion and extensive experience in helping clients learn how to better manage stress, depression, grief and loss, anxiety, panic, and life adjustments or changes. She enjoys working with individuals from young adults into adulthood seeking to better understand themselves and build skills to make changes for a balanced life.
Sarah provides a safe and supportive environment and practices from a place of compassion, empathy, connection, and understanding. To ensure the treatment is focused on what the client would like to address, she utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques such as: CBT, DBT, ACT, trauma informed care, mindfulness, solution focused, person-centered, and narrative therapy.
2002 BA Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
2007 MS Clinical Social Work, University of Texas at Austin
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Family of Origin Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
TX LCSW 51197
Sarah is awesome, my life has notably improved since we started talking. She’s a great listener and very nonjudgmental, gives enough time, and provides me with concrete skills and ideas to help me navigate my problems. Good video visit setup. Life is getting easier. Thank you, Sarah!
Written on Mar 04, 2022 after therapy with Sarah for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and bipolar disorder