Sarah Hernandez

Sarah Hernandez, LPC, LAC, NCC

7120 E Orchard Rd., Ste 304
Littleton, CO 80111

Sarah is a genuine, culturally competent and compassionate clinician that specializes in treatment of adverse life events and occupational stress injuries. She has over 16 years of experience working in the mental health field, having graduated in 2005 with a Master’s in Forensic Psychology. Sarah is Board Certified Licensed Professional Counselor, a Certified First Responder Counselor, a Licensed Addictions Counselor and a Certified Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapist. She offers a variety of evidence-based, therapeutic approaches to help reduce symptoms of occupational stress injuries and reactions, learn coping skills and build resilience. Each approach is tailored based on a collaborative, strengths-based fit to match the needs, goals and performance of the individual. Sarah is passionate about working with Responders, their loved ones, all legal professionals (dispatchers, co-responders, crime scene technicians, probation/parole officers, etc) and all survivors of trauma; be it vicarious, indirect or direct. She is the wife of a law enforcement officer and has worked alongside deputies at a county jail earlier in her career. Sarah enjoys leading trainings, facilitating groups and providing consultation to help reduce the impact of cumulative stress injuries and improve awareness of post traumatic stress, while helping to build resilience. Sarah also provides supervision to clinicians working toward Addiction Certification, Professional Counselor Licensure and/or EMDR certification. If you were to ask others about Sarah, you would likely hear that she is honest, authentic, comical and displays true grit in both her personal and professional life. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, socializing with friends, meeting new people, snowboarding and traveling.

Education

  • B.A. Psychology & Sociology, Dickinson College
  • M.A. Forensic Psychology, University of Denver

Specialties

  • Addiction
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Stress Management
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • First Responders & Military

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Self-Pay
  • United Healthcare/Optum
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