Dr. Sarah Bren is a clinical psychologist in Westchester County, NY. 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.
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Emotion regulation - Learning how to identify, express, and manage feelings in safe, in-control ways
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
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Parenting - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support
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Octave, Clinical Psychologist, 2018 - Present
Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Supervising Psychologist and Associate Professor, 2016 - 2018
Long Island University, PhD, 2016
New York University, BA, 2007