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Sarah Saunders, LCSW, LMSW (she/her)

Serenity Psychotherapy is welcoming therapy practice offering trauma-informed mental health care in Connecticut and Michigan.

As a queer therapist, I am dedicated to creating a nurturing space to support and empower members of the LGBTQIA+ community, along with individuals on other unique paths. I work with individuals, couples, and folks in polyamorous relationships as they navigate relational dynamics. I also welcome allies, people living with chronic illnesses, those with a social justice orientation, and other helping professionals.

It can be difficult to open up to the therapeutic process when parts of ourselves may have been marginalized or left behind. If this has been your experience in the past, you are welcome here just as you are, in your creativity, complexity, and authenticity.

"It is a serious thing to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world." - Mary Oliver



  • Welcoming the LGBTQIA+ community and allies

  • Supporting couples and folks in polyamorous relationships

  • A caring environment for those with HIV or chronic illnesses

  • Trauma-informed care, EMDR, and Internal Family Systems

  • Mindfulness and self-compassion

  • Identity work and personal empowerment

  • Creative expression

  • Building an awareness of privilege, oppression, and a social justice orientation as an integral part of inner work

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