Sarah Eckstein

Clinical Psychologist

I deeply value the courage it takes to enter into a therapeutic relationship. I do my best to foster a sense of safety within that connection. Many clients have expressed appreciation for my authenticity, warmth, and caring nature. I enjoy working with adults of all gender and sexual identities.


  • Individual Therapy
  • Individual Therapy

My Approach

My approach to counseling prioritizes establishing a supportive therapeutic alliance. I am passionate about working collaboratively with clients to create a space in which they can tap into their emotions, discuss personal topics, and work toward their goals. My therapeutic style often involves the use of mindfulness-based interventions, examination of patterns that exist in clients’ relationships, identification of clients’ strengths, and enhancing clients’ coping skills. I have training and experience in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Time-Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy. Please note, I only work with adults.

My Background

I hold a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Tennessee State University, which was an APA-accredited program. I also earned a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Southern Oregon University, which was a CACREP-accredited program. Lastly, I graduated with departmental honors from University of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. I have a strong background in working with adults with depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, personality disorders, body image concerns, assertiveness issues, and problematic relational patterns. I also have advanced training in evaluation and testing. Feel free to email me stating your presenting concerns, insurance provider, and preferred frequency of sessions and I'll get back to you shortly. Thank you!

Insurance Plans Accepted

  • Out of Network
  • Aetna
  • MODA
  • PacificSource
  • Premera
  • Regence BC/BS


  • 503-893-9889
  • Website
  • 610 SW Alder St, Suite 320
    Portland, OR 97205

At a Glance

  • Experience: 1 Year(s) of Practice
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Rate: $120-225/session
  • Free Initial Consultation

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