Sara Teta

PsyD

Sara Teta

PsyD

Telehealth Available
Professions: Psychologist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Psychologist
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability

Offices

Brooklyn, New York 11231

My Approach to Helping

Health and wellness are not linear and will only evolve within a dynamic and complex interplay of the many systems in our lives. I firmly believe that promoting mental health is a part of this interplay. I help my clients with exploring those systems relevant to their mental health (such as relationships, lifestyle routines with sleep and eating, problem-solving, etc.), and developing strategies and routines to promote a robust everyday experience.

My approach is holistic and integrative in nature; I believe that for the mind to be healthy, the body, mind, and spiritual needs of the person need to be in alignment. The mind includes our thoughts, feelings, and actions, while the body represents how those, coupled with lifestyle and nutrition routines, manifest physically. While our spiritual experience can differ widely, it is, at its root, the connection we experience to the world we live in. This can include, but is not limited to, our personal and intimate relationships with other humans, with nature and the earth we live on, with the food we eat, with the values we set, the routines we engage in to fulfill those values, and/or with a religious deity. We will work on promoting your mental “Wellth;” we can only consider ourselves wealthy when our whole being is supported and living in abundance, not just our financials.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I offer the Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) for those clients who may benefit. It is a five-day intervention developed by Dr. Stephen Porges. It is designed to reduce stress and auditory sensitivity while enhancing social engagement and resilience.? Based on Dr. Porges? Polyvagal Theory, by calming the physiological and emotional state, the door is opened for improved communication and more successful therapy.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    The clients I work with vary. You may already be diagnosed with a disorder or disability, or have emerging concerns that you are not able to manage current difficulties and feel overwhelmed.

    Potential issues or experiences include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Excessive nervousness, worry, and anxieties related to a variety of situations and experiences such as health or chronic illness, obsessive thoughts, specific objects or situations
    Concerns with impulse control
    Overwhelm related to daily life stressors
    Difficulties adjusting to a life change
    Challenges being a new parent
    Irritability
    Moodiness
    Memory difficulties
    Difficulties post a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
    Interpersonal difficulties with friends, families, or colleagues
    Trauma history interfering with establishing secure and positive connections with others
    Identity development
    Pervasive loneliness
    Inflexible thinking
    Experiences related to autism, ADHD, anxiety, depression, or PTSD
    Tantrum meltdown behaviors
    Grief loss

    I work with include young to middle-aged adults, children, adolescents, teenagers, and or the parent or guardian of those experiencing these difficulties.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Psychodynamic
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