Sara Knight is an holistic counselor and coach in Rhode Island specializing in mindfulness-based practices for a variety of issues.
As an advocate and as a queer-identifying person, Sara welcomes those individuals and couples who identify as LGBTQIA++ and offers a safe place to explore questions, ideas, experiences of non-heteronormative life. She also sees heterosexual-identifying people and couples. Sara's practice is a safe place for individuals and couples to explore and experience safe conversations about trans life, issues, identity, and process.
She helps individuals and couples/family groups through life changes, including adjustments in marriage and family life, and end-of-life experiences. Other areas include anxiety, depression, peri- and post-partum depression, borderline personality disorder, sobriety and couples counseling. She enjoys working with clients who are ready to build skills to move into the future. Sara sees individuals from a variety of cultural, relational, and gender identities, and considers the family's culture of origin and personal goals when offering care.
As both a counselor and doula, Sara has particular expertise in women's issues, pregnancy, pregnancy loss, childbirth support, and reproductive health. She sees women in the experience of postpartum depression, helping them to build a support system within the home environment and to foster healthy attachment with their babies. Sara acknowledges that this type of depression can arise at any time during the first year after childbirth.
Sara is an advocate for and has training in working with neuro-divergent individuals and their families. (ADHD, ASD, etc)
Sara utilizes a multi-faceted approach to therapy, offering skill-building, with practical and mindfully supportive practices to contribute to personal growth and increase contentment in every day life. Her clients are typically engaged in small experiments, or homework, between sessions to highlight their existing strengths and use these competencies to move through challenges.