Dr. Sarah Bren is a clinical psychologist at the group practice Octave in Midtown Manhattan. Dr. Bren specializes in relationships, trauma, emotion regulation, life transitions, anxiety, and depression. She is a highly knowledgeable therapist with extensive experience in both individual and group counseling. Dr. Bren focuses on empowering each client with strong interpersonal skills for effective communication.
She is an expert in using dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) to support individuals with personality disorders including borderline, narcissistic, and dependent personality disorders. She also works with many clients who have a trauma background, providing them with the emotional support, coping skills, and psychoeducation needed to progress toward a place of healing.
Dr. Bren takes an integrative and flexible approach to care, providing an open, supportive, and reflective environment to optimize personal growth. She is especially passionate about working with young adults facing a transition in their lives, such as the transition from college to the working world, helping them learn to better manage the resulting stress. Her practice in Midtown is conveniently located a short walk away from Grand Central.