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Sarah J. Roe LCSW

She / Her / Hers

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Sarah Roe Licensed Clinical Social Worker

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Fridayfrom 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

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What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

I sometimes feel I didn't choose this field - that instead it chose me. My mother was a social worker who worked mainly in social services with Child Protective Services. Prior to that, as I was growing up, she worked for other community organizations that targeted issues such as racial violence, social injustice and poverty. During that time, confidentiality laws and professional boundaries were not as stringent as they are today so consequently I frequently encountered and/or interacted with my mother's clients. After picking me up from school I often accompanied my mother to her office downtown where I would work on homework while she worked. The office she worked in was in the heart of downtown and I would often see homeless and "down on their luck" kinds of people wander in and out, sometimes just saying hello, sometimes trying to get a cup of coffee or some change for something to eat. I loved it because I am a natural "people watcher", and fascinated by people. But what left the greatest impression on me was how my mother interacted with them. She greeted each and every one of them like a long lost friend, whether they be homeless and mentally ill or a board member. She would invite them in, offer them a cup of coffee and then ask them about their day. Through these experiences I got to know a number of her clients and developed a fondness and deep appreciation for them and the struggles they had to endure and overcome. I was curious and fascinated with their life stories - where they came from, the things that shaped them and what made them tick. During my college education, I actually was quite uncertain of the career path I should choose. It wasn't until my senior year in college that one of my professors took the time out to talk to me about what I wanted to do after college. He asked me if I had ever considered getting a master's degree and then suggested I consider getting a masters of social work which would give me a variety of options for a career path. So with that nudge, I went on to graduate school where it became very clear almost immediately what my career should be. I took that path and so far have never looked back.

Specialties

Depression

Anxiety

Attachment issues

Codependency

Trauma

General Expertise

Depression

Anxiety

Work Stress

Relationship Issues

Loss/Grief

Self-Esteem

Addiction

Abuse/Survivors of abuse

In-Network Insurance

Aetna

Cigna

UnitedHealthCare (UHC)

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Blue Cross NC

Oscar Health

Oxford Health Plans

Fees

First Session$125
Individual Therapy$115

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Clientele

Parents

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Strength Based Therapy

Mindfulness Practices

Eclectic Therapy

Compassion-Focused Therapy

Culturally Sensitive Therapy

Family Systems Therapy

Person-Centered Therapy

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Training / Certifications

CBT

DBT

ACT

IFS

EMDR

Prolonged Exposure

Motivational Interviewing

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Licensure

  • North Carolina, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, C003486

Education

University of Georgia, Master of Social Work, Mental Health, 1989

I completed my MSW with a specialization in mental health which means that most of my studies were focused on acquiring the clinical knowledge and skills to become a therapist. This was a 2 year degree with the second half requiring an intensive internship 4 days per week which I did at a community mental health center. I feel very fortunate to have had that experience as most MSW programs only require a 2 day per week internship or practicum. My internship experience, along with excellent clinical supervision, provided me with an opportunity to really hone my skills. I completed the MSW program with a cumulative GPA of 4.0.

Clemson University, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1987

Work History

Working for over 30 years in the mental health field, I certainly have seen a lot! I started my career working in the public sector at a community mental health center which provided me with the opportunity to work with people from all walks of life The public sector is known to "take all comers" regardless of ability to pay which often necessitated adopting a perspective focused on both the clinical aspects and the non-clinical aspects of a person's life. Seeing the direct impact of non-clinical issues such as access to medical care, housing, and environmental issues on a person's emotional health, broadened my perspective to see each person as a unique individual with a story much bigger than their mental health diagnosis. I continued working in the public sector for most of my career in different settings and different roles. In addition to providing psychotherapy, I've also developed and managed psychosocial rehabilitation programs for people with severe mental illnesses, been a trainer for the SC state mental health system and served in a lead role in the development and provision of one clinic's DBT program. While those experiences provided me with invaluable opportunities to broaden my skills and knowledge, I find that my passion remains with being a therapist. There is nothing more rewarding to me than to be able to help someone access their own inner strength and wisdom to overcome the obstacles they face. I see myself as a conduit, a facilitator, whose job is to help each person find their own answers and solutions, discover their worth and embrace their unique path. Mental health reform that began many years ago, began to narrow the scope of clinical opportunities which led me to branch out into doing more private work on the side. Gradually, I transitioned entirely into the private sector where I can do what I do best.

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Sarah Roe, LCSW

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Sarah Roe, LCSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Sarah Roe accepting new clients?

Yes, Sarah Roe is accepting new clients for online therapy in North Carolina.

Does Sarah Roe accept insurance?

Yes, Sarah Roe accepts insurance, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Blue Cross NC, Cigna, Oscar Health, Oxford Health Plans and UnitedHealthCare (UHC).

What types of therapy does Sarah Roe offer?

Sarah Roe offers therapy for individuals.

Does Sarah Roe offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in North Carolina can book Sarah Roe for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Sarah Roe offer online therapy?

Yes, Sarah Roe offers online therapy via video sessions to people in North Carolina.

How quickly can I see Sarah Roe?

Sarah Roe typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Sarah Roe speak?

Sarah Roe conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Sarah Roe online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Sarah Roe online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.