Sarah L. Manfredi is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and Professional Clinical Counselor (registration pending). With a teaching background and after many years as a homemaker, Sarah recently graduated from The University of San Francisco with her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy. She received her B.A. in Sociology from CSU Sacramento in 1998. Sarah is trained in all three phases of Brain Spotting, a powerful treatment modality for healing from trauma. She also has specialized training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and The Gottman Method for couples.
Sarah ensures a confidential, nonjudgemental and welcoming environment to foster collaborative and nurturing relationships with every client. Drawing from both her professional and personal experience, Sarah is able to support clients dealing with a wide range of issues such as partner betrayal trauma, depression, anxiety, stress management, PTSD, grief and loss, trauma, life transitions and relationship challenges. She is experienced in working with people of all ages and has a particular interest in helping First Responders and their families deal with the unique challenges they face both on the job and at home. In addition to individual therapy, Sarah offers family and couples counseling to deepen connection and improve relationships. She will be offering couples retreats soon which will be based on the “Hold Me Tight” program, designed by world-renowned psychologist, Dr. Sue Johnson.