Sarah Kaitlyn Smith
The cornerstones of Sarah‘s practice are compassion, empathy and connection. Sarah believes that these are the keys to personal growth and creating a meaningful life. Sarah specializes in helping patients process trauma, change relationship patterns, create healthy coping skills, and adjust to overwhelming changes in their life journey.
Before coming to Taproot Therapy Collective Sarah worked primarily with patients with disordered eating in residential, outpatient and virtual settings. She has advanced skills treating patients with many complex conditions simultaneously. This often involves listening to body cues, and learning to live in an aware, flexible and attuned manner.
Sarah is passionate about working with individuals from all backgrounds and celebrates the diversity and unique attributes each patient brings to therapy. She is an LGBTQ+ and body diversity affirming therapist. Sarah is a Health at Every Size (HAES) aligned clinician, using social justice principles to help patience be attuned with their deep body knowledge and lived experiences.
Sarah is trained in EMDR, cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy. She uses these and other skills to help patients to learn to see themselves and the world in a healthy way. Her office is a safe, open, and compassionate environment for clients to learn to deeply feel, recognize and regulate emotion. Sarah listens to each patient’s unique goals and values to guide their growth in therapy.
LPC License#: 4424
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