She/Her/HersLicensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Sara Caci completed her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Brooklyn College in 2018. Sara is currently completing a clinical fellowship at the Gestalt Associates for Psychotherapy. She has worked in community mental health, substance abuse outpatient programs, group private practices and has experience in treating a variety of issues including: anxiety, substance abuse, addictions, co-dependency dynamics, relationship issues, self-esteem, chronic pain, mood disorders, cluster B personality traits, and career changes.
Sara’s approach is humanistic, and strengths based. She utilizes third wave behavioral therapies (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) and draws upon psychodynamic/gestalt theories/interventions to help clients increase their here and now awareness of the emotional/behavioral patterns they have developed as a response to their environments while offering practical tools for change.
Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation.
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
New York: 010913