Sarah Shrier is a Licensed Professional Counselor serving clients of all ages in Denver, Colorado. She has experience treating toddlers, children, adolescents, and adults with a myriad of problems, including trauma, anxiety, depression, phobias, panic disorder, grief, and difficulty with life transitions. Sarah believes that human connection is imperative in healing and she has the unique gift of connecting with people of all ages and backgrounds. The combination of her warm, empathetic, non-judgmental approach and extensive training lead her clients to healing in an efficient and effective manner.
Sarah received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology from Florida State University and Master’s of Science in Counseling Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida. She’s received specialized training in non-directive client-centered Play Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desentization Reprocessing (EMDR), Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Sarah has additional training in specialized EMDR, like Group Traumatic Event Protocol (GTEP) and Recent Traumatic Event Protocol (RTEP) which she utilized in treating survivors and family members of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on 2/14/2018.
She previously worked as Director of Clinical Training at a nonprofit agency in South Florida where she taught clinicians, teachers, and childcare workers of the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on brain development and physical health. She continues to hold a Licensed Mental Health Counselor license in Florida.