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Therapist / Sarah Shah LPC

Sex/Gender: Female

Pronouns: She/her

Ethnicity: Pakistani

Languages: English, Urdu

I’m a relational therapist, meaning I believe our therapeutic relationship is the most important marker for change. Due to this, a majority of our early sessions are spent building rapport. I do a lot of active listening, reflecting back and summarizing what I’m hearing you say, and asking a ton of open-ended questions to help you introspect and build a deeper self-awareness. As our work deepens, I provide coping skills and tools as needed. We may laugh, sit with painful emotions together, and connect on parts of our shared stories — our therapeutic relationship is one of collaboration and transparency.

I am client-centered in my approach, meaning my clients guide their sessions because I truly believe they know where they need to go. Of course, I am happy to prompt and guide as needed. I believe therapy is about being, not doing. Although you may come to therapy with feelings of desperation for change, my role is to help you slow down to model a sense of grounding. After all, our wounds heal incrementally over time when we take time to tend to them, not by ignoring them or rushing the healing process.

Languages: English


License Number: 81599

License State: Texas

Practice Information:

Types of insurance accepted: Other

Individual, Couples
Therapy Offered:
Counseling / Therapy
Types of Therapy
Culturally Sensitive, Multicultural, Person-Centered, Trauma Focused
Anxiety, Codependency, Life Transitions, Marital and Premarital, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Women's Issues

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