Sarah has over 20 years of experience in the mental health and addictions field, providing compassionate trauma-informed care, developing culturally sensitive clinical programs in hospitals, residential and outpatient settings, while building innovative teams to deliver empathic, effective, and best-practices treatment.
Sarah received her master’s degree in clinical social work from Western Michigan University. She has held independent licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Michigan, South Carolina, and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Registered Clinical Supervisor on the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health. She is registered as an RYT 200 HR Yoga Instructor and received training in Trauma-Informed Yoga from Firefly Yoga International in 2017. Sarah specializes in trauma, anxiety, depression, and addictions and has worked extensively with Veterans, Native Americans, and adolescence with high-risk behaviors in multiple settings. She has received training in and utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR, Internal Family Systems, Motivational Interviewing, EFT (attachment) therapy, and mind-body work, providing individual, group, couples, and family counseling. She has supervised master’s level social work and counseling interns with ASU, GCU, and Walden University and has helped many supervisees gain their independent licensure in multiples states. Sarah draws from a strength-based, person- centered perspective and believes in treating the whole person. “People are innately equipped with the ingredients they need; therapy seeks to help each person find the right amount of each ingredient to create their own recipe for balance, health, and happiness.” Sarah enjoys teaching and developing new clinicians to become confident, competent professionals to ensure the utmost in excellent care.