Licensed Professional Counselor and MA in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling
Sarah knew she wanted to be a therapist from the age of twelve, but decided to gain life experience and travel before earning her Master’s of Arts in Couples, Marriage & Family Counseling from George Fox University. Sarah has worked as a parent trainer with the Department of Human Services Child Welfare department and with severe and persistent mental illness populations. Sarah entered the field of counseling with a passion to support individuals and families in breaking cycles and patterns and this passion has developed to emphasize healing from trauma, including PTSD diagnoses. Sarah is experienced working with adults, adolescents, children, couples and families with training in sand-tray and play therapy techniques. Sarah approaches her work via trauma-informed services, cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral psychotherapies and is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) technique. Sarah is a huge fan of Brene Brown’s work on shame and is an avid reader, loves to dance and is learning to kayak.