BIO

Sarah holds a Doctoral degree in Education from Capella University as well as an Education Specialist degree and a Master's degree in Health Education from the University of West Florida. After 15 years as University Faculty, Sarah transitioned into Counseling. Sarah has an earned Master's of Science in Professional Counseling with a Certificate in Grief, Stress, and Trauma from Liberty University. Sarah has worked professionally as Mental Health Clinical Director, Community College and University Faculty, Executive Director,  Counseling Intern, and Counseling Resident.

Sarah is the Founder of Parent and Children Enrichment Services (PACE), a community advocacy organization offering support to parents of children with special needs through consultation, education, and professional training. Currently, Sarah serves as a volunteer with Love and Caring Ministries Homeless and Domestic Violence Shelter, Wave City Care with Wave Church, and Give-an-hour, a military family support organization.

Sarah offers specialized counseling to women facing life adjustment stressors relating to career,  education, marriage, and parenting. Sarah has expertise in working with individuals that are experiencing anxiety/depression, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Grief, PTSD, and chronic health conditions such as Fibromyalgia, Lupus, M.S., Sickle Cell Disease, or other related conditions. In addition, Counseling services are designed to assist Individuals, Couples, and Families with navigating life challenges.

In Sarah's spare time she enjoys reading, volunteering, walks on the beach, and spending time with her 11 year old twins, Carrington and Carrisa.

Areas of Expertise

  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder & Co-occurring Diagnosis
  • Chronic Pain and Illness
  • Individual, Couple, and Family Counseling
  • Grief, Stress, and Trauma
  • Women's Issues

Credentials

Resident in Counseling

Location

Chesapeake Office