Sarah Schoeffel LPCC Therapist
FUN FACTS about Sarah
Sarah grew up in Texas. She met her husband in college, where they both played D1 lacrosse. She loves being active and spending time in the mountains, especially hiking and skiing. Sarah really enjoys exploring new restaurants and coffee shops, tackling home renovation and interior design projects, and scheming new travel adventures. And of course, she loves spending quality time with her husband and son and their golden retriever, Louie.
Credentials: Sarah is a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (LPCC) and a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Sarah graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Markets & Management. After working as a business strategy consultant for several years, she decided to shift her career focus to pursue a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary. Eager to deepen her skills in relational work, she then went on to complete a post-masters certificate program in marriage and family therapy at Denver Family Institute. Sarah also completed the Level 1 training (28 hours) in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), an attachment-focused and empirically-validated approach for working with couples developed by Dr. Sue Johnson.
Clinical Background: Sarah has worked with children/teens, young adults, couples, and families in a variety of settings. Her clinical background includes working for a Denver non-profit, the Griffith Centers for Children, where Sarah provided intensive in-home family therapy to children and families who have experienced relationship trauma and transitions such as loss, divorce, and adoption/foster care. She also led therapeutic groups for children impacted by domestic violence and trauma at a transitional/safe housing community in Denver. In addition, Sarah has provided outpatient counseling services to individuals, couples, and families at the Denver Family Institute. Outside of a clinical setting, Sarah has had the privilege of mentoring young girls as a coach and camp counselor and more recently serving as a volunteer mentor, providing friendship and emotional support to teenage moms in the Denver area.
Services: Sarah provides strengths-based, relational therapy services to families, couples, children/teens, and adults at any life stage. Her areas of experience include attachment, trauma, couples/family transitions, parenting, adoption/foster care issues, identity and spirituality, relationship conflict, and intimacy issues. Sarah is warm, insightful, and collaborative. She strives to create a safe space where you feel seen and valued. Her approach is holistic – grounded in family systems and attachment theory, and integrating neurobiology, narrative, and experiential techniques. Sarah is passionate about helping her clients move toward growth, healing, and more authentic connection with themselves and others.