Sarah Willey, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist in Independence, MO

Sarah Willey

License No.: 2019045861

Licensed Psychologist (Missouri)

Areas of Focus:

Average Cost:

$150 Per Session

Insurances Accepted:

  • Pending

Curis Location:

Client Focus:

  • Teenagers 17-19
  • Adults

Dr. Sarah is a graduate of Wheaton College Graduate School of Psychology. She completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology and Addictions Counseling at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Dr. Sarah is passionate about joining with clients on their journey toward mental health recovery and wellness. She has worked in a variety of settings, including acute and longer-term inpatient care, VA, outpatient care, and college counseling. Her special interests include young adults, women, and individuals and their family members experiencing a persistent mental illness. Dr. Sarah primarily works from a cognitive-behavioral approach, frequently drawing from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She can also integrate Christian faith into therapy for clients who request it.

Dr. Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband and two Shetland Sheepdogs, reading, and taking ballroom dance lessons.


  • PsyD in Clinical Psychology – Wheaton College

Professional Associations & Licenses

  • Member of Missouri Psychological Association
  • Member of American Psychological Association
  • Member of Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
  • Licensed Psychologist (Missouri)


  • Blended family issues
  • Family of origin issues
  • Boundaries
  • Life transitions
  • Faith-based or religious/spiritual issues


  • Individual 

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing