Beginning in May 2019, Sarah will serve as a counseling intern for the Loyola Center for Counseling and Education. Sarah holds a B.A. in theatre studies (2006), a B.A. in psychology (2017), and is currently pursuing her M.S. in clinical mental health counseling at Loyola University. In addition to serving as Co-Founding Director of Program Development for the Loyola Center for Counseling and Education, she is the Director of Care for Creatives at Southern Rep Theatre, a program which unites New Orleans’ creative community in a sanctuary space to promote resilience through enriching workshops and engaging mental health self-care events. Sarah's professional background in the theatre arts includes various creative and leadership roles. Her clinical experience includes working in Hawaii as a naturopathic physician’s assistant, creativity-therapist and eco-therapist for patients healing from psychiatric issues, substance abuse, and cancer. Sarah also spent three years in Berlin, Germany working as a life coach, aromatherapist and guide using meditation, autogenic hypnosis, and shamanic drum journeys. Her counseling clinical work utilizes those modalities while focusing mainly on psychodynamic psychotherapy for adults with various presenting issues.