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Sarah Pendergraft, LMSW, LCDC

Sarah Pendergraft, LMSW, LCDC

Counselor: Adults

Sarah works with adults healing from trauma, addiction, anxiety, depression, ADHD, relationship issues, mood disorders, and impulsive behaviors. Sarah has been researching trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder since 2013 and has experience working with the following therapeutic modalities: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), talk therapy, somatic techniques, mindfulness, and meditation. Sarah believes long-term growth comes from integrating fragmented parts of the self. These parts manifest in body language, biology, core beliefs, emotions, and behavioral patterns. Sarah takes a non-judgmental approach with creativity, curiosity, and compassion to help people bring the unconscious to light and reach a place of peaceful understanding.

She has completed Level One of Gottman training for couples counseling. She has also completed her externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy, an evidence-based therapy for couples. She is sex-positive and strives to create a non-judgmental environment for clients of all orientations and lifestyles.

Areas of Specialty

Hobbies

Hanging out with my daughters/family, travel, and healthy living.

Why Therapy?

I was always the person that others turned to when they were upset. It was always a natural role for me in life and I never questioned it.

Professional Motivation

Hearing about people’s stories and journeys in life. Helping people achieve in their lives.

Educational Background

University of Colorado at Boulder for my bachelors, Hunter College (CUNY) in New York City for my masters in social work

Previous Occupations

I worked as a English second language teacher and as a sales assistant in publishing.

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CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Read reviews below from actual clients who have worked with Sarah.