Sarah is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist with an educational background in Human Development, Psychology, Fine Art, and Art Therapy. She received her MPS in Art Therapy and Creativity Development from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She has twenty years’ experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities and dual diagnoses, including more than ten years working as a Behavior Specialist.
Sarah has experience with developmental disabilities, mood disorders, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorder from her work with children, adults, and families.
Sarah offers a nonjudgmental place for individuals to feel safe and heard.
She strives to help people explore and discover their own needs through creative expression, while identifying their feelings, developing coping skills, and working toward personal goals.
She places emphasis on meeting people where they are, building relationships, and empowering people to have agency over their lives. She uses a combination of therapy approaches while adapting to what the client may benefit from the most on any given day.