Sarah DeYoung, LMSW

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Sarah DeYoung, LMSW

Sarah DeYoung, LMSW

Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Master Social Worker who joined the Pine Rest team in 2013. She earned both her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and her Masters in Social Work from Grand Valley State University. Sarah has experience working with children and adolescents healing from sexual abuse and previous trauma. She has worked as a therapist in a residential program at Pine Rest, helping adolescents manage behavioral needs, depression, anxiety, and chronic suicidal ideation. Sarah also has experience working with adults requiring crisis stabilization of mood disorders and suicidal ideation.

Sarah takes an integrative approach to treatment including utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She is passionate about providing a nonjudgmental environment where both children and adults feel safe and heard. She has special interest in working with individuals navigating sexual identity and gender identity issues. Sarah’s areas of expertise include working with individuals who have experienced trauma and/or abuse and those battling anxiety and depression. She also has experience with mood disorders, ADHD, adoption/foster care issues, and stress and anger management.

Specialties

  • Adoption / Foster Care Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
  • Childhood Behavior Problems
  • Mood Disorders (Depression / Bipolar Disorder)
  • PTSD / Trauma / Sexual Abuse

Patient Ages

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Children

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