Sara Bainter, MA, LMHC
Sara is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor working with youth, adults, and couples to better clarify their personal goals, improve self-understanding, and develop strategies to thrive.
Sara’s approach is warm, inviting, curious, confidence-instilling, and consistently from a place of unconditional positive regard. Treatment modalities are thoughtfully chosen on a case-by-case basis with your specific needs, identified goals, values, personality, and readiness for change in mind. Sara has completed intensive training to become an ADHD Certified Clinical Services Provider and also utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), emotion focused therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and systems focused work in treatment.
Areas of expertise include:
- PTSD and trauma
- Depression and Anxiety
- Grief and Loss
- Relationship concerns
- Parenting struggles
- Life transitions
- Schizophrenia and related disorders
Outside of work, Sara enjoys cooking, gardening, creative expression, spending time with her family and friends, and working on her homestead.