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Sarah D’Alessio, LSW

Staff Clinician

BA, Psychology, The College of New Jersey // LSW, Rutgers University

Sarah D'Alessio received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the College of New Jersey where she developed a passion for mental health and social services. She went on to obtain her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University with a focus on promoting child and adolescent well-being. Sarah has been working at Anxiety Institute since August 2021 and has received extensive training in Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP) and Written Exposure Therapy (WET).

Sarah has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults from a variety of backgrounds. She has worked with the nonprofits Mercer Street Friends and Urban Promise Trenton to develop and teach social and emotional learning skills centered on mindfulness and emotional regulation. Through the Bloomfield School District and the Full-Service Community Health Center in Paterson, Sarah provided individual counseling services to elementary and middle school students. She has counseled clients with a range of mental health concerns, such as adjustment disorder, anxiety, depression, and school refusal.

Her Inspiration:

I know through first-hand experience the power of a relational, strengths-based approach when coupled with evidenced based clinical strategies in the treatment of anxiety. That’s why I take great joy in forging strong partnerships with my clients and inspiring them to do the hard work so critical to their clinical success.