Sarah Voruz

Clinical Psychologist

*I currently have a wait list for a regular ongoing time, but when I have cancellations I offer these to my wait list folks* I am a licensed psychologist who works out of a holistic wellness center, The Float Shoppe. I work with a wide range of issues and welcome people from all backgrounds.


  • Individual Therapy
  • Individual Therapy

My Approach

Working from a contemporary Gestalt therapy orientation, I help my clients increase self awareness to give them more choices in their lives and address both short- and long-term issues. Creating a safe and trusting relationship with my clients is of the utmost importance so that my clients can explore themselves and confront the obstacles to making changes in their lives. I also aim to facilitate a lively therapeutic process by focusing on the present moment, offering creative experiments to try out new ways of being, and connecting the dots to provide a bigger picture understanding of how our past influences the present. I find that emotions are an important part of the puzzle, being the vehicle through which we process previous experiences and identify current needs. I see myself as a guide to assist my clients in removing the barriers to knowing themselves deeply and living authentically. We all have the inner wisdom needed to heal and thrive and I'd love to help you rediscover it.

My Background

I earned my undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I graduated from Pacific University's School of Professional Psychology with my doctorate in clinical psychology in 2013, where I completed practica involving general practice, domestic violence, and working with college students. Both my thesis and dissertation focused on self-compassion, which I find to be an essential tool for those who struggle with low self-worth or are very hard on themselves. My private practice is based out of a holistic wellness center because I believe that the mind and body are closely connected and problems in one often creates problems in the other. I particularly enjoy working with people on finding their identity, navigating transitions, developing life-affirming death awareness, and enriching relationships. I also strive to help people integrate significant experiences, whether it's trauma, existential awakenings, or psychedelic journeys.

Insurance Plans Accepted

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


  • 971-238-9656
  • Website
  • 1515 NW 23rd Ave., Apt. 209
    Portland, OR 97210

At a Glance

  • Experience: 11 Year(s) of Practice
  • Neighborhood: Alphabet District
  • Rate: $145-165/session
  • Free Initial Consultation

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