Sasha has vast experience working with all age groups. She is an intensively trained and EMDR-Certified Trauma Therapist and member of EMDRIA. She is well versed in a variety of approaches to include CBT, DBT, Solution-focused, play therapy, Buddhist psychology, and expressive therapies. Sasha is also familiar with many cultures, religions, philosophies and considers herself an inclusive community member.
Sasha received her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University in 2005. Her experience covers a variety of settings to include telehealth, in-home services, outpatient, residential, assisted living programs, and nursing homes. She worked many years for BayCare as an individual, family, and group therapist intensively trained in DBT.
In addition, for almost a decade, Sasha worked in hospice providing bereavement counseling, leading expressive art activities for grieving children, and developing & facilitating Pet Loss Workshops. For more than 20 years, Sasha has also been an instructor in mindfulness and meditation practices.
At Growth & Recovery, Sasha sees clients in person and accepts Tricare Select, United Healthcare and private pay arrangements. In addition, she is a qualified supervisor for mental health counselor interns working toward Florida state licensure. Both day and evening appointments are available.
Our office is conveniently located in Hunting Creek Pointe office park, just a half-mile from the Little Road/Hwy. 54 intersection in Trinity and within 10 miles of Odessa, New Port Richey, Port Richey, Palm Harbor, East Lake, Tarpon Springs, Bayonet Point, and Hudson.