Sara  Graff
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Sara Graff

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Florida Accepting Online
Dunedin Not Accepting In-person

Please message me to schedule your free 15 minute consultation or visit my website.

Updated October 10, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Caregiver stress & support
  • Aging related concerns
  • Divorce & separation
  • Life transitions
  • Chronic illness

Professional statement

Sara Graff is a licensed clinical social worker in Dunedin, FL where she provides individual therapy to adults of all ages. Sara helps to guide people who are facing stress and anxiety, learn how to manage their anxiety, stop the endless thought loops, and find a renewed sense of calm.

Many of Sara’s client’s come to therapy while experiencing a life transition such as chronic illness, relationship issues, a divorce, caregiver stress, or career problems. Before beginning therapy with Sara, clients may feel hopeless, worry endlessly, fear what will happen next, and not know what to do to feel some relief.

When working with Sara, her clients learn how to shift their thoughts and guide their feelings to a place with more hope, peace, and acceptance. Sara walks with her clients down a path for change. They learn, with compassionate support from Sara, how to slow down their thoughts, release their fears, and take the steps to create a life they adore.

Sara has trained in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), mindful based interventions, and positive psychology. In session, She moves at a slow and comfortable pace to help her clients feel comfortable, safe, and supported in therapy. She offers counseling sessions in the comfort of the home, or other preferred location, through virtual telehealth video sessions. She can see clients throughout the state of Florida.

Sara received her Master’s in Social Work (MSW) degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She has worked for 20 years in private practice. She has worked in a variety of settings and locations with clients across the age spectrum.


Message to clients

Do you feel scared and overwhelmed about your life, the anxiety, the overwhelm? Do you feel alone in dealing with your stressors? Like no one else really gets it? Does it seem like you are spinning out of control with fear, worry, and despair?

Are you struggling with sleeping, getting things done, and being present with your friends and family? Your mind just keeps going over and over the worries and the fears of what will happen next? Or wondering how you are going to get everything done?

Let’s take a breath together. Imagine…waking and feeling refreshed. You go through your day and feel focused on your responsibilities, your work, your life. You feel a sense of calm, peace, and safety.

I invite you to join me on your path for change. Let’s walk together and learn how to release your fears, worries, and overwhelm. I can guide you on your path for change and you can learn how to create a life you adore.

By working together in counseling, you can learn how to slow down the repetitive worrisome and fearful thoughts. You can feel relief, peace, and joy. You can learn to live in the present instead of carrying around the past or living in fear of what will happen next.

Please reach out to me by sending me a message. We can schedule a time that works best for you to begin our journey together. You don’t have to walk this path alone.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Caregiver stress & support - Coping with anxiety, stress, fatigue, and burnout related to caring for a loved one; balancing the needs of others with one's own needs and health

Aging related concerns - Coping with memory loss, loss of independence, and other physical and/or mental impacts of aging. May include support for family or caregivers and resource planning for changes in living situation.

Divorce & separation - Questioning or feeling unsatisfied in your relationship; contemplation and navigation of separation; addressing issues of power, voice, and communication challenges

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellcare Health Plans

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • PayPal
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Florida)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Dunedin practice
1497 Main St, #203, Dunedin, Florida 34698
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 28 years

Private practice, therapist, 2002 - Present

Washington University in St. Louis, MSW, 1996


Licensure

Florida: SW7007


Languages

English


Therapy Groups

Sara  Graff
Women’s Anxiety & Stress Relief: Find your Calm, Hope, & Support

You’re invited to join our women’s support group for anxiety. In a safe space we share experiences, learn coping skills, and build community. Together, we navigate challenges, offer empathy, and find relief for anxiety and stress


Client testimonials

"She listens very well and has been full of ideas for my particular situation. I am really glad that I found her on the internet."
- Zencare client • April 2023