Sarah Souder Johnson

MEd, LPCC

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Sarah Souder Johnson

MEd, LPCC


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Offers video and phone sessions

Sentier Psychotherapy
670 Cleveland Ave S
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116
(763) 280-7935 x2

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Adolescents and young adults often endure complicated transitions and unexpected challenges while learning to navigate the world. I enjoy working with people during dynamic times of life like middle school, high school, and college, and I also specialize in work with creative individuals. Clients are warmly accepted in my practice for who they are today. My goal is to provide a stable environment that is both supportive and challenging. Together, we explore what that person values, where they want to go, what they would like to change, and who they want to become.
Some of the most common issues I treat include anxiety, ADHD, self-harm, social concerns, academic concerns, family distress, substance abuse, depression, and grief. Clients often set goals around self-esteem, time management, family dynamics, and communication skills. I see clients individually and/or in family sessions, and I facilitate groups for teens.
I view therapy as an active, collaborative process that can lead to healing and growth. My style infuses humor, metaphorical language, and experiential processes. Sometimes therapy is even fun! I want to help young people find new ways of approaching - and healthier ways of coping with - problems during times of life that are naturally full of ups and downs.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $130 - $180
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 12 Years
  • School: Vanderbilt University
  • Year Graduated: 2008
  • License and State: 865 Minnesota

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy / 865 (Minnesota)
  • Certificate Date: 2014

Sarah Souder Johnson's Groups

Teen Calm anxiety group (ages 12-18)

Teen Calm is a group for adolescents that explores various types of anxiety, the way we feel it in our bodies, and the brain science behind it. Group members will build skills to decrease the overall impact of the stress and anxiety they experience and learn how to prevent it from taking over. Sarah will use a combination of mindfulness, breathing exercises, movement, writing, biofeedback, exposure, and cognitive behavioral techniques to bring about calm and build confidence. This 6-week group will meet on Wednesdays from 7-8:30pm. Next group starts November 13, 2019. Screening required. Sliding fee available.

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College Readiness Seminar

Leaving the Nest: Surviving and Thriving in College A to Z is a 90-minute seminar designed to help answer questions and relieve anxiety related to the adjustment out of the family home and into college life. Participants will walk away feeling more prepared and confident about this big life transition. This seminar will next take place during winter break: contact Sarah directly to schedule. Cost to attend is $85 per family (one teen/parent) and includes refreshments and resources.

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My Voice: Empowerment for Girls group

My Voice is designed to help young, girl-identified adolescents discover their true selves and instill confidence about the value of their opinions and wisdom. Group members will learn about communication, friendship, dating & sexuality, healthy relationships, body image, physical & emotional wellness, drugs & alcohol, social media, decision-making, integrity, and how to advocate for themselves. It incorporates mindfulness, movement, art, writing, nature, and positive psychology. Sliding fee available. Contact me for details.

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Location

Sentier Psychotherapy
670 Cleveland Ave S
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116
(763) 280-7935 x2
Offers video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Identity Development, Creativity
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
Sexuality
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Developmental
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2019
Sarah Souder Johnson, MEd, LPCC in Saint Paul

Sarah Souder Johnson

MEd, LPCC