"The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination." -Carl Rogers
Sarah began her career in community and school-based mental health in 2013; and has practiced as a licensed marriage and family therapist since 2016. Sarah received her B.A. in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley and received her master's degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University. Sarah has extensive experience providing psychotherapy to adults, families, couples, and children. She is trained in evidenced based practices and utilizes an eclectic approach tailored to each clients' individual needs and goals. Sarah incorporates elements of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotion's Focused Therapy (EFT) and Mindfulness in her practice. Sarah supports her clients in achieving their therapeutic goals, as well as learning to cope more effectively with everyday challenges.
Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, I can help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life.
Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. I can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing.
Relationship counseling can be beneficial to couples who are looking to strengthen their emotional connection, in all stages of their relationship. Therapy sessions are held with both couples and is a supportive place to discuss issues and solutions to better strengthen your relationship.