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Christian counseling providing hope for life's challenges!

Sarah Smith

MA, LMHP, LPC

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Licensed Mental Health Practitioner
Licensed Professional Counselor


Prior to entering the counseling field, Sarah spent several years ministering to college students in the U.S. and Japan. With over a decade of experience mentoring women spiritually, she continues to have a passion to help others address deeper issues in their lives. Sarah earned a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She previously worked at Child Guidance Center and Lutheran Family Services before opening a private practice in 2013.

As a counselor, Sarah is passionate about cultivating hope and healing in her clients. This is done utilizing cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused techniques while integrating biblical truth and principals in the counseling process. Sarah currently works with women who are dealing with grief, depression, anxiety, trauma, past sexual abuse, self-esteem, pornography, spiritual growth, healthy boundaries, life transitions, relationships and vocational concerns. She also works with couples wanting to improve their communication and conflict resolution skills. Sarah especially enjoys counseling ministry staff and missionaries both locally and globally.

Sarah typically works part-time, as she primarily stays home to take care of their children. Her hobbies include frequenting coffee shops, traveling, going for walks, spending time with those she loves and serving at church in a variety of ministry areas.


Sarah is currently on a

LEAVE OF ABSCENCE


Areas of Expertise

Women's Issues

Trauma Recovery

Depression and Anxiety

Grief and Loss

Spiritual Development

Pastoral and Missionary Care


 

Common Issues

Healthy Boundary Development

Healthy Communication Skills

Marriage and Family

Pre-marital

Self-image Issues

Relational Conflicts

 


Clientele Served

Adults

College

Couples

Families

Ministry Staff

Missionaries


A little something extra about Sarah...

Masters: University of Nebraska at Lincoln --- Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Navigators Missionary: Shizuoka, Japan
College: University of Nebraska at Lincoln --- Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
High School: East High School (Lincoln, NE)

  • Cooking
  • Keeping our toddler from injuring himself
  • Drinking good coffee
  • Reading a good book

  • Travel with my husband abroad to counsel missionaries in the field
    4.5 out of 5

    My husband and I have long had the dream of regularly flying overseas to help support missionaries on the field.

  • Travel to Israel and Italy
    4.0 out of 5

    I'd like to visit the holy lands and see the romantic sights of Italy with my romantic husband.

  • Visit Friends in Japan
    3.5 out of 5

    I'd like to go back to Japan and visit the friends I made during my time there after college... and meet their beautiful children!

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