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Sarah Kovacs, LMHC

Stress, Anxiety LGBTQ+ Self esteem, Motivation Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

**Please note, I am currently only accepting clients who want short-term, solution focused sessions in a live chat format**
Sometimes life becomes overwhelming. Maybe something has happened recently, maybe it happened a while ago, or maybe you’re not even sure why you feel the way you do. You might have trouble doing things that used to bring you joy, you might have racing thoughts and out of control worry, or you might just be struggling with a particular situation or relationship. Often, individuals seeking therapy will say that they just need to have a safe, nonjudgmental space where they can talk things out.

That’s where my work with you comes in. We will work together to put an understanding to what those emotions are, what triggers them, and how to manage them. I specialize particularly in working with LGBTQ+ individuals and young adults, but work with all ages and sexualities. I also work with concerns related to anxiety, depression, relationship (including family, friend, and romantic) issues, grief, self-esteem, and life changes. I have four year of experience and have found that while all individuals have different needs, my primary therapeutic approach generally combines cognitive behavioral therapy, humanistic therapy, solution focused therapy, and motivational interviewing. My therapeutic style is easygoing and conversational; I tend to "go with the flow" with whichever needs you present and believe firmly in meeting clients where they're at.

Deciding to reach out to a therapist is a big step and I commend you on getting this far! I look forward to helping you along your journey of self discovery, however far along that journey you may be.

Professional experience

4yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety LGBTQ+ Self esteem, Motivation Depression Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, ADHD, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Self-Love, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

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

Services offered

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

Best therapy experience I've had. She made it easy to externally process my experiences and challenges. Would be happy to work with her again!

Written on Dec 02, 2022 after therapy with Sarah for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, and adhd

Sarah has been of great help for the past month!! I went into therapy (for the first time) with quite a lot of doubts and hesitation and she immediately made me feel comfortable. She was always professional and so very friendly, that I quickly felt like I could tell her a lot more than I initially wanted. This short period of sessions with Sarah has made a huge difference for me and I am so glad that she was my first experience with therapy!

Written on Aug 01, 2022 after therapy with Sarah for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and adhd

Great listener and wonderful to speak to. Would recommend her in the future

Written on Jul 14, 2022 after therapy with Sarah for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and adhd

Sarah amazing at what she does. She’s a great listener and offers practical advice as well as brings up points that make you see things in a different perspective or in a way you never thought about before. She is extremely kind and non-judgmental in every way and makes you feel comfortable and supported always. She puts in extra work to ensure you have all the tools you need to put what you talk about in session into practical use. I would recommend her to everyone in my life.

Written on Apr 06, 2022 after therapy with Sarah for 10 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Absolutely amazing! She has made me have trust in therapy again. She challenges me in all the ways I need it and has great perspectives and ideas. She provided me with worksheets for my specific issues . She helped me to understand myself so well.

Written on Jan 26, 2022 after therapy with Sarah for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

I can't tell you the difference Sarah had made to my life. She is supportive, understanding and will advocate for you and champion you every step of your recovery. Her therapy approach massively suited me, I felt like we clicked instantly and she importantly gave me the space to guide our therapy whilst applying her knowledge and experience throughout.

The difference between now and when I first started with her is immeasurable. She's been an absolute godsend and I'm going to miss working with her hugely. Thank you from the bottom of my heart Sarah.

Written on Oct 25, 2021 after therapy with Sarah for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd