Areas of practice
- Addictions - Including Substances
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Dissociative Disorders
- Men's Issues
- Personal Growth
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Trauma Counselling
- Jungian Psychotherapy
- Mindfulness approaches
- Narrative Therapy
Counselling practice website:https://www.sunshinecoasthealthcentre.ca
Sara has a background of working on the downtown eastside in Vancouver for more than 10 years, which has given her much experience working with addiction and mental health issues, particularly trauma issues. Sara has also worked in both residential and outpatient settings as a concurrent disorder counsellor. Her strong belief in the worth of each individual, optimism in the face of adversity, as well as respect for autonomy and dignity, has served her well in this work.
Sara completed her BA in psychology at Simon Fraser University in 2005 and her Masters of Counselling Psychology at Adler University in 2008. In 2009, Sara started a post-graduate program in Existential Analysis and in 2013 became a founding board member of the Existential Analysis Society of Canada. Sara was honoured to speak at the 2018 International Network on Personal Meaning (INPM) conference and also present her mentor, Dr. Bruce Alexander, with his Lifetime Achievement Award at the banquet ceremony. Sara is excited to be living and working back in Powell River where she was born.