Sarah is a licensed professional counselor who strives to empower her clients through achieving healthier, more fulfilling lives and relationships while reconnecting with Allah during the healing process. Graduating Summa Cum Laude, Sarah obtained a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. She has practiced therapy for nearly ten years since then.
Sarah strives to be a compassionate and empowering clinician who provides a non-judgmental environment to allow her clients to feel at ease. Her work is informed by gaining an understanding of the underlying causes that impact present issues as well as a solution-focused perspective to empower clients to create solutions for long-term change. She provides individual, marriage, family, and group therapy to clients dealing with a wide range of concerns and diagnoses. She has worked with survivors of trauma and abuse as well as clients who experience anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, self-harming behaviors, aggression, stress management, self-esteem issues, life transitions, marital and familial issues, grief and loss.
Her therapeutic methods focus on the connection between our thoughts, feelings, and actions. She works with her clients to change their cognition as a starting point to lead to transformation in other areas of their lives. She also incorporates Islamic principles and spirituality into her work with Muslim clients to inspire them to utilize their relationship with God as a component in their journey toward healing.
Sarah is an instructor at Mishkah University, where she teaches a course about the intersections between Islam, psychology, and counseling. She is also a Research Fellow with Yaqeen Institute, where she focuses her research on a variety of comprehensive and Islamically sound approaches to treating trauma from a spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical perspective.