Individual, Couple and Sex Therapist
Sarah is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), an Associate Member with the Canadian Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT) and an Associate Member with The Board of Examiners in Sex Therapy and Counselling in Ontario (BESTCO). Her practice has a speciality focus on relationship and sex therapy. Sarah obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology from Brock University, and her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counselling from Niagara University. Sarah’s training included the completion of a 1000 hour clinical internship, which involved over 700 hours of direct client contact and over 100 hours of supervision. Sarah has knowledge and training in a variety of therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Mindfulness approaches.
Couple Therapy Training
Sarah has completed the post-graduate Certificate in Couple and Family Therapy Studies from the University of Guelph. She is also an Associate Member of the Canadian Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT), working towards the designation of Registered Marriage and Family Therapist.
Sex Therapy Training
Sarah has completed the Intensive Sex Therapy Training Program at the University of Guelph. She is an Associate Member of The Board of Examiners in Sex Therapy and Counselling in Ontario (BESTCO). As an Associate Member of BESTCO, Sarah undertakes a process of rigorous training and must pass two formal evaluations before earning the designation of BESTCO certified Sex Therapist. As a sex therapist, Sarah has helped individuals and couples experiencing sexual challenges including pelvic pain, penetration difficulties, low desire, erectile difficulties, premature ejaculation, and other sexual concerns that impact relationships.
Sarah has provided counselling and therapy in a variety of settings within the last several years, including at a crisis line and in an outpatient clinic at a hospital in the Niagara Falls, NY area. She has also worked in an inpatient addiction rehabilitation facility in the Toronto area, where she provided counselling and support to individuals receiving intensive treatment for substance abuse.
Sarah works with clients to identify barriers to maintaining emotional well-being, as well as on improving relationships and identifying dysfunctional patterns. She helps individuals with concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, and relationships. Sarah supports couples experiencing challenges including communication, conflict resolution, emotional intimacy, sexual intimacy, and infidelity.
As a Registered Psychotherapist, Sarah’s therapy services are covered by insurance benefits covering the services of a Registered Psychotherapist.