who we are.
mindfulSF is dedicated to supporting people with living freely in the face of stress and suffering. Our company was born on the premise that despite individual circumstances, stress and anxiety are intrinsic parts of being human. We are committed to spreading evidence-based practices in the field of mental health and wellness in order to help people live meaningful and fulfilling lives. All of the services we provide are grounded in collaboration, curiosity, and compassion.
Sarah J. Carr, LMFT
Master of Arts Clinical Psychology Marriage and Family Therapy
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
Bachelor of Arts Psychology Film and Media Studies
Licensed marriage and Family therapist
Sarah specializes in helping teens and adults navigate challenges that include obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, phobias, panic, body-focused repetitive behaviors (trichotillomania and skin picking), and tics. Sarah is trained in evidence-based treatments that include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Sarah facilitates mindfulness trainings throughout the Bay Area and is particularly interested in sharing mindfulness practices that are easily accessible in daily life.
In addition to her work at mindfulSF, Sarah is a lead therapist at choicetherapy where she provides intensive outpatient services for OCD and anxiety. For more information about choicetherapy’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), please visit www.choicetherapy.net.
Sarah is passionate about supporting people with moving towards their goals by helping them to connect to what is most meaningful in their lives. She enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and gender identities. Compassion, humor, and curiosity are foundational components of Sarah’s approach.
mindfulSF, San Francisco, CA | Owner/LMFT
choicetherapy, San Francisco, CA| Lead Therapist for Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA| Adjunct Professor
Seneca Family of Agencies, San Francisco, CA| Therapeutic Behavioral Services Clinician
UCLA OCD Intensive Treatment Program, Los Angeles, CA| Clinical Trainee
Ocean Park Community Center, Los Angeles, CA| Clinical Trainee
Advanced Mindfulness Facilitator Certification, Applied Mindfulness, 2019
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Bootcamp Certification, Praxis, 2018
OCD Pediatric Behavior Therapy Training Institute Certification, IOCDF, 2018
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Qualification, Center for Mindfulness, 2017
Mindful Self-Compassion 8-Week Course, 2017
Trauma-Informed Mindfulness for Youth Facilitator Training, Applied Mindfulness, 2015