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Woman being Free

Sarah Silverman, Psy.D.

Training:

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Communication from University of California, Davis

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from California State University, Northridge
Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University
Clinical Internship at Kaiser Permanente Department of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine in San Diego, CA (APA Approved)
Postdoctoral Residency at Psychiatric Services at San Diego, Child and Adolescent Center


Current Practice

I offer therapy services to children aged 6 years or older, adolescents, young adults, and adults dealing with problems related to general stress, behavior problems, AD(H)D, parenting, relationship problems, anxiety/OCD, depression, and chronic pain among others.  My therapeutic approach is based on cognitive-behavioral therapy and strategic-solution focused therapy with a humanistic foundation.  The client guides the therapy and develops goals and strategies through exploring motivation, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors; focusing on strengths and building positive skills. 

In addition to therapy, I offer comprehensive testing evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults for difficulties including, but not limited to: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, behavioral problems, socioemotional concerns, and pre-surgical psychological evaluations. 

About

I was born and raised in San Diego, CA where I nurtured my love for the outdoors, animals, and people.  I moved to Eugene in early 2015 in search of a slower-paced life, a tighter-knit community, and green surroundings.  On a weekend day, you might find me walking around town or on a trail, checking out shops, and eating at local restaurants.  I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, reading, watching sports, and playing with my two dogs.  I am happy to be a part of Strong IBH and look forward to using my education and experiences to help you navigate current obstacles.  It is an honor to be a part of your journey.