Meet Sarah Shute
MSW, CSWA, CADC-R
Sarah earned her Bachelors of Science in Sociology, Anthropology, and minored in psychology from the University of Oregon in 2020. She earned her Master’s of Social Work with an emphasis in Generalist Practice from Pacific University in 2022. Sarah worked in secure adolescent inpatient treatment facilities and is skilled in suicide and crisis intervention. She has also worked in community mental health with low-income residents, and most recently in a residential treatment facility with clients who struggle with substance use disorder. Grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing, Sarah aims to create a safe setting that fosters growth and development. Sarah aims to foster a safe space, remain culturally attuned, and aware of her positionality.
Sarah often brings in her certified therapy dog, Mocha, to her sessions. Mocha is a mighty but mini Shetland Sheepdog.