- Asperger’s Syndrome
- Behavioral Issues
- Career Counseling
- Women's Issues
Sarah Rosenwinkel feels strongly about supporting her clients every step of the way throughout their therapeutic journey, and she will be by their side as they navigate the challenges– and rewards– of self-discovery and personal growth. Together, with the client, Sarah addresses goals that are personalized for individual needs by using evidence-based counseling strategies.
Sarah specializes in work with children and adolescents, along with adults who are dealing with depression, anxiety, or simply feeling stuck. She has significant experience in working with a wide array of disabilities, and understands how to use counseling interventions to reach clients of all ability levels. Sarah seeks to understand the holistic view of a person, which includes looking at her client’s background, culture, gender, sexuality, and upbringing, among all of the other aspects that shape us into who we are!
Employing a compassionate, person-centered approach, Sarah allows the client to guide the sessions in the way that they feel comfortable. Sarah affirms and accepts the life experiences, situations, and choices that her clients make, and believes that it is never too late to address trauma in order to move forward with healing.
Previously, Sarah has eight years of experience as a special education teacher and case manager for students with disabilities in the public school system of Chicago. In this role, Sarah managed school-based teams and clinicians to provide interventions for children, coordinated educational services and therapy, and counseled parents and children as they navigated a variety of educational challenges.
Sarah is a certified LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) and is a National Certified Counselor who earned her graduate degree from Northeastern Illinois University. She graduated with honors and as the secretary of the Counselor Education Student Association, where she mentored other counseling students and set up professional development workshops.