Sarah is a bilingual licensed professional clinical counselor with a supervisor designation. She specializes in working with children, teens, young adults, families and the adult population. Her specialties include adjustment difficulties, relationship issues, self- esteem issues, anxiety and mood disorders, LGBTQ+ communities, issues about identity and belonging as well as stress and trauma impacted by immigration and/or legal system. Sarah strives to provide quality mental health counseling services in both English and Spanish. She has garnered her experience by working in non-profit agencies, university and community college settings. In addition, she also provides supervision and development to Master level counseling students.
Sarah obtained her Master of Arts from John Carroll University in Community Mental Health Counseling. She utilizes an eclectic approach combining a cognitive based-solution focused therapy along with mindful awareness to empower individuals.
"The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind." -William James (1842-1910)
Sami is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her bachelor of science in nursing from Malone University and her masters in nursing from Case Western Reserve University.
Sami treats patients 6 to 30 years old. She has experience in treating Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, PTSD and Trauma. Sami currently works in University Hospital’s Child and Adolescent and Transitional Young Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Program. She is placed at BWG through a University Hospitals and BWG joint provider venture. Sami utilizes a holistic approach to providing mental health care focusing on psychotherapy, personal wellness and medication management. She is accepting new patients.