Sarah Griest, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

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Dr. Sarah is a licensed clinical psychologist with CHC’s outpatient therapy clinic and RISE IOP.  She provides therapy, parent coaching, and assessment services to children, adolescents and families with difficulties related to anxiety, depression, anger, ADHD and neurodiversity, LGBTQIA+ identities, student-athlete related stressors, life transitions, and other social, emotional or behavioral challenges. Dr. Sarah aims to create a collaborative space for families and youth to feel safe, understood and supported while working together toward their goals.

Dr. Sarah completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium, and wrote her dissertation about impulsivity in ADHD youth. She received extensive training in comprehensive psychological assessments and evidence-based therapeutic methodologies, such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), in a variety of settings.

Born and raised in the Bay Area, Dr. Sarah is excited to be working with the community she knows and loves. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, board games, volleyball and art projects!

Education

  • PsyD, Clinical Psychology, PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium at Palo Alto University
  • MS, Clinical Psychology, PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium at Palo Alto University
  • BA, Psychology, San Jose State University