Sarah Thompson, MA, LGPC
Sarah Thompson (she/her), MA, LGPC, is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor who received both her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Towson University. She provides holistic therapy approaches to children, adolescents, young adults, and families. Sarah pulls from affirming, client-centered, strengths-based, family systems, and attachment-based treatment models. She views therapy as a collaborative process built on trust, compassion, validation, empathy, and support. Sarah helps her clients work toward self-discovery and fulfillment to make growth in multiple areas from the inside out.
Sarah has experience providing individual, group, and family therapy in outpatient and inpatient settings. She began her career as a Mental Health Worker at Sheppard Pratt Health System Inpatient Child Unit. To learn more about the field, she scored and interpreted psychological assessments at Kennedy Krieger’s Child and Family Therapy Clinic. Sarah developed a passion for working directly with clients in a clinical setting, which led to her work as a graduate-level therapist at the University of Maryland Center for Child Protection Care Clinic. Most recently, she worked as a licensed therapist at a local private practice in Bethesda.
Sarah is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and has been trained in play therapy, expressive therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills (DBT), and Integrative Treatment of Complex Trauma for Children and Adolescents (ITCT-C/ITCT-A).
Her areas of clinical focus include neurodivergence and LGBTQIA+ affirming therapy, social anxiety, self-esteem, depression, complex trauma, and PTSD.
Sarah currently works under the supervision of Patricia Dean, LCSW.