Sarah Nealy

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, CCMHC, MA

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Sarah Nealy

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, CCMHC, MA

She/Her/Hers/They/Them

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed

Location

Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 688-8812
Offers online therapy

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Washington, DC 20036
(703) 688-8812
Announcement icon Currently accepting new clients via telehealth or in person in Virginia and Washington, DC in mid-February 2023.

About

With over 14 years working in the mental health field, Sarah Nealy has her second Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and works as a Mental Health Therapist and Adjunct Professor at Marymount University in Arlington, VA. With a person-centered, emotion-focused approach aimed at finding solutions, healing trauma, building resilience, improving interpersonal relationships, connecting the mind and body, and working through triggers and past pain, Sarah wants her clients to feel heard, understood, and valued in the therapeutic space and in their lives.
Sarah Nealy currently specializes in self-esteem, religious trauma or "church hurt," sexual trauma and other trauma, complex PTSD, body image issues, resilience building, depression/anxiety, mindfulness, LGBTQIA+ issues (especially premarital/couples counseling in LGBTQ+ relationships), couples counseling, premarital counseling, & women's issues.
Sarah Nealy is currently accepting new VA or DC based clients via telehealth or in person in Arlington, VA starting in February 2023.

Finances

  • Session Fee: $200 per session
  • Couples Session Fee: $230 per session
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Venmo, Visa, Zelle
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
I do not accept any insurances, but I will provide a super bill after sessions for insurance reimbursement if requested.
Email me or call (703) 688-8812 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 14 Years
  • License: Virginia / 0701011731
  • School: Marymount University
  • Year Graduated: 2020
Certified and trained in brief, non-religious-based, pre-marital and pre-engagement assessments and counseling for couples. Schedule today.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: National Board for Certified Counselors / National Certified Counselor & Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • Certificate Date: 2020
  • License No. and State: PRC200001595 DC Health

Endorsements

Psychologist, PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LMFT, LPC
"Skilled in women's issues, queer issues, and trauma-focused care, Sarah is an experienced clinician who works with adults to embrace all parts of themselves."

Resident in Counseling, MS, , LPC-R
"Sarah is helpful, committed, has a wealth of information, and connects well with clients."

Sarah Nealy's Groups

I Am Normal: A Female Sexual Wellbeing Group

Next session begins April 2023 and is VIRTUAL ONLY. Email to join the waitlist today. This is an 8-week sexual wellbeing and acceptance psychoeducational and therapy group for women and AFAB utilizing the Come As You Are Workbook by Dr. Emily Nagoski. Facilitated by Sarah Nealy.

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20s/30's Women's Process Group

Sarah Nealy leads a weekly process group for those identifying as female in their 20s and 30s. This group is capped at 6 participants and focuses on self-compassion, trauma, self-esteem, relationships, interpersonal skills building, self-advocacy, identity formation, and more. Groups are $125/session. Please email to be considered for membership today.

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Location

Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 688-8812
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Washington, DC 20036
(703) 688-8812
Specialties
  • Self Esteem
  • Women's Issues
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQIA+ Issues
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women in 20's and 30's Life Transitions
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

I also speak: Some Spanish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Blind Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Deaf Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Immuno-disorders
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Little Person Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Single Mother
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Adlerian
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Brainspotting
  • Christian Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Energy Psychology
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Music Therapy
  • Narrative
  • Neuro-Linguistic (NLP)
  • Neurofeedback
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychobiological Approach Couple Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 24 Jan 2023
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Sarah Nealy

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, CCMHC, MA