Sarah completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa, and is a recent graduate from the Masters in Counseling program at National Louis University. Upon becoming fully licensed, Sarah will be a licensed professional counselor and school counselor. Before joining Professional Psychological Healthcare, Sarah worked as a school counseling intern at Buffalo Grove High School, supporting adolescents and their families by providing academic, college/career, and social-emotional counseling. During this time, Sarah also assisted students and families through the 504/IEP process by attending reevaluation meetings and sharing observations of students and performance data, as well as providing individual counseling to students receiving these supports.
Sarah’s clinical interests include working with individuals struggling with life transitions, anxiety, depression, grief, self-esteem, and chronic illness. She is also interested in working with children and adolescents experiencing anxiety, depression, and avoidance pertaining to school. Sarah utilizes an integrative theoretical approach that includes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered, Existential, and Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), and adjusts these approaches accordingly to support clients to achieve their personal counseling goals.