Sara Bales, Therapist in Texas — Zencare
Sara  Bales

Sara Bales

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Texas Accepting Online
Updated June 4, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol use disorder & addiction
  • Drug addiction & abuse
  • Substance abuse
  • Emotion regulation
  • Conflict resolution

Professional statement

Sara Bales has been a licensed clinical social worker in Texas since 2008 and converses with those from all walks of life. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Co-Occurring Disorder Professional Diplomate, and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. 

If you feel stressed out, overwhelmed, or just need someone to talk to, Sara has created a compassionate, empathetic, non-judgmental safe place to share and is honored to be a part of your journey.

Sara leads impactful and life-changing therapy sessions around grief and trauma. If you are struggling to realize growth - or just need a little help and embrace - you will be pleased to find that helping you is truly her passion. Therapy is like kintsugi - the art of mending broken pottery and filling the cracks with gold. Broken Becomes Beautiful. The goal is to work together to make your flaws your strengths!

In the first session, she'll get to know you and what you would like to work on in therapy.

Sara is EMDR trained and competent in CBT & DBT skills. She will do her best to give you the tools to help you on your journey.

Sara is down to earth and has been where you are! She loves empowering women & offering support without judgment. 


Specialties

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on alcohol; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.

Drug addiction & abuse - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on drugs; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

Emotion regulation - Learning how to effectively manage the ups and downs of intense emotions; developing coping skills to use in a variety of settings to calm oneself and to give an appropriate amount of space to emotions

Conflict resolution - Learning how to effectively and compassionately communicate in the face of conflict, whether at work or in personal life




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $95 (60min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Texas)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
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Licensure

Texas: 105427


Languages

English