Sarah is a compassionate, non-judgemental, and supportive clinician who works with children, teenagers, and adults from all walks of life. She has a warm and calming presence which helps her clients feel comfortable with vulnerable and challenging work, and she is able to make difficult topics feel manageable with her genuine, empathic approach. Sarah is goal-oriented and practical, balancing treatment planning around targeted change while supporting emotional needs and meeting clients where they are.
Sarah sees clients who have anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, mood disorders, trauma, PTSD, and grief and loss. Drawing from a variety of clinical modalities, Sarah’s approach is rooted in a trauma-informed, collaborative process which integrates psychodynamic theory and attachment work, cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, mindfulness, and the mind-body connection. To best support clients and their needs, Sarah enjoys being creative and tailors each session to meet the client’s unique strengths and challenges.
Sarah has experience in school settings and outpatient mental health clinics providing social-emotional skill development groups, individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, and safety planning. Sarah holds a Master of Social Work from The Catholic University of America and a Bachelor in Women and Gender Studies from American University. Sarah is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) in Washington DC.