License No.: 67222

State: Texas

Areas of Focus:

Average Cost:

$145 (per session)

Insurances Accepted:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Out of Network

Curis Location:

North Dallas
4801 Frankford Rd. #300
Dallas, TX 75287

Client Focus:

Age​​

  • Children (3+)
  • Tweens
  • Teens
  • Adults

Sarah approaches treatment with a full range of theories and interventions to address individual needs. She practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy consistently, believing strongly in the positive impact of challenging and altering dysfunctional thought patterns.

Sarah’s professional training and experiences have influenced specialization in the areas of ADHD/Executive Functioning, Anxiety (including OCD), and PTSD. She also specializes in child and adolescent counseling with a focus on using developmentally appropriate techniques to address emotional and behavioral regulation, socialization, and child/parent communication. Additionally, Sarah works with adults struggling with Eating Disorders and is both professionally and personally experienced in working with active members of our military, veterans, and their families.

Sarah Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor providing therapy services to individuals of all ages (3+).

Education

  • M.S. Counseling (2010)
    Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
  • B.S. Criminology (2007)
    Minor in Psychology
    University of Texas at Dallas (Dallas, TX)


License, Certifications & Awards 

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (#67777)
  • Serving our Veterans Behavioral Health Certificate (2015)


Additional Training 

  • Dallas Victim’s Outreach* – Crisis Intervention
    (2007-2016)
    *Training provided by The Turning Point Rape Crisis Center
  • Systemic Treatment Planning with Children and Families
  • Child-Centered Play Therapy


Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Association for Play Therapy
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)
  • National Center for Crisis Management
  • American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

Categories

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Behavior Modification  
  • Child or Adolescent 
  • Executive Functioning Deficits 
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Girls’ Issues
  • Marital Conflict
  • Mens’ Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • OCD
  • Panic Disorder
  • Parent Behavioral Training 
  • Parent-Child Relationship Issues 
  • Peer Relationships 
  • PTSD
  • Family Relationships 
  • Self Esteem
  • Social Skills Training
  •  

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Child-Parent Relational Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative 
  • Modified Interaction Guidance (MIT)
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Schema Focused Cognitive Therapy
  • Relational
  • Systemic 

Modality

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Parent-Child
  • Families 

Video/Skype

  • Video counseling