I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Tennessee. I have been in the field for 4 years. I have experience working in outpatient, intensive outpatient, and residential settings. I have also done consulting in a primary care setting. I have worked with a wide range of clients with concerns such as: depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, addictions, bipolar disorder, other mood disorders, martial issues, career concerns, intimacy related issues, adjustment difficulties, pandemic related fears and anxiety, ADHD, and OCD. I have experience working with children and adolescents, as well as adults. I have also worked with geriatric adults.
My treatment style is assertive and caring. I provide my clients with the upmost support and care to allow for growth. I believe in my clients and thrive on helping them achieve their goals as well as overcome obstacles. I tailor treatment to each and every client. I use dialectical behavior therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, client centered therapy, solution focused therapy, reality therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy.
It takes a tremendous amount of courage to trust someone to walk with you through emotional recovery. I am ready to help you through these next steps.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Somatization, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
TN LPC 5476
Really helping me through my issues
Written on Nov 20, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 10 months on issues concerning family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and anger management
Sarah is very caring and pays attention. Is always ready with a suggestion and always gives a well thought out answer for the tough times. She answers every question in a timely manner
Written on Oct 24, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, and adhd
Sarah has been great... provided excellent guidance, suggestions and feedback.
Written on Jun 20, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes
She is great. Giving me a place to voice my self. Asking me questions that i know float around in my head but giving me a safe and judgement free place to talk about them. And providing “homework” for me to build healthier behaviors for a happier life
Written on Mar 17, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and anger management
Sarah listens and understands. She provides homework, and accountability measures as well. Highly recommend.
Written on Feb 20, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, intimacy-related issues, coaching, and compassion fatigue
I am very grateful that the Universe placed Sarah in my life at this point in my life journey. She is kind, courteous, professional, truly listens, provides validation, encourages me, gives me homework, provides feedback, asks great questions, invites reflection, and truly cares about this process. Thank you, Sarah, for all that you do and all of who you are.
Written on Feb 15, 2023 after therapy with Sarah for 2 weeks on issues concerning trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, and adhd