Experience and Education

Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • Marriage and Family Therapy License, 2015
  • Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and Expressive Arts Therapy from California Institute of Integral Studies, 2015
  • Certified Counselor, focus on Social Justice, from Interchange Counseling Institute, 2014
  • Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis Trainer, 2016
  • Bachelors Degree in Liberal Studies and Creative Arts from San Francisco State University, 2004

Professional Trainings post Masters

  • Attachment Focused – EMDR (Eye Movement Densitization and Reprocessing) Parnell Institute, Levels 1,2,3 and working towards certification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) – Level 1
  • Semi Structured Interview for DSM IV, 5


  • Psychotherapist in Private Practice, Owner, Sarah Henley Integrative Counseling, 2016 – present
  • Lead Therapist, Prevention and Recovery in Early Psychosis (PREP) and Bipolar Early Assessment and Management (BEAM) 2014-2016
  • CBT for psychosis trainer, PREP, 2015-2016
  • Therapist, Telecare, 2011-2014
  • Therapist and Guided Imagery Practitioner, California Pacific Medical Center; surgery, maternity wards, 2009-2010

Professional Affiliations and Consultation

  • Member of CAMFT, SF CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists)
  • Weekly Individual Consultation
  • Monthly EMDR Consultation
  • Monthly Expressive Arts Consultation

Additional Trainings

  • Reiki Level 2 Practitioner