Sarah graduated with a BA in Psychology with honors from Purchase College and is now in her second year of the Clinical Psychology PhD program at Pace University. She has extensive experience working with many different populations in both a research and clinical setting at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and the McShane Center for Psychological Services. Her research is focused on trauma, including trauma associated with leaving insular or strict religious faiths and/or communities.

In therapy, her goal is to help clients explore the connection between the various adverse experiences and traumas we all experience, as children and adults, and how they show up in thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and relationship patterns. She is also passionate about supporting clients in developing an awareness of the link between mental health and the body.

In her free time, you can find Sarah reading fantasy romance novels, watering her many, many houseplants, and cuddling with her puppy, Prince Robot IV.

Sarah Otero

BA (Psychology)
Clinical Psychology Extern