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Sarah Clayton (she/her/hers) is a licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years experience. She earned an undergraduate degree from Oberlin College and an MSW from University of Pittsburgh. She has clinical experience in private practices, college counseling, schools, and hospital based outpatient care.

Sarah has extensive experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with both adolescents and adults. She practices with a focus on non judgemental acceptance and validation. She is an LGBTQIA2S+ affirming therapist and specializes in depression, bipolar, anxiety, panic, self injury, and ADHD. She is passionate about helping people achieve their goals and create lives they can embrace.  Sarah works out of our Cranberry office and virtually.


  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • College/Graduate Students
  • Depression
  • LGBTQ+
  • Panic Disorder
  • Self-Injury

Treatment Modalities:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)      
CBT for Insomnia      
CBT for SAD      
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)      
Exposure Therapy      
Feminist Theory      
Grief Therapy      
Motivational Interviewing      
Solution-focused Therapy      
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Can also work with:

Caregiver burnout / Compassion fatigue  
Insomnia (and other Sleep/Wake Disorders)  
Low self-esteem  
Postpartum / Fertility  
Seasonal Affective Disorder  
Social Phobia  
Somatic Symptom Disorders  
Terminal Illness
Work burnout / Compassion fatigue