Sara Curry, MSW, LCSWI
With over 20 years of experience in the Social Service field, Sara prides herself on her dedication to the safety, wellbeing and stabilization of the children, adults, and families that she works with. Sara’s creativity allows her to utilize a series of treatment modalities to assist in successfully empowering her clients while meeting their psychological needs.
Sara’s approach is non-judgmental, client-focused and strength-based which encourages her clients to freely engage in the planning and goal identification of their own treatment. A few other modalities that Sara specializes in are: Psycho-Educational, Play, Solution Focused and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Sara often incorporates the Stages of Change in her treatment in efforts to meet her clients, “where they are at”.
Sara holds a Master’s degree in Social Work and one in Public Administration. As a serious student, Sara maintained a 3.97 GPA in both programs. In addition, she is a Certified School Social Worker, Registered Social Work Intern and Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor – Trainee.
Sara has provided services to many different populations and has embraced her time and experiences as learning opportunities and growth. She has worked in Child Protection, Program and Youth Development; along with Individual, family, Couples and Group Therapy. Sara has created curriculums and written proposals to establish and maintain a well needed Independent Living Skills program for adolescents that were aging out of foster care.
Currently Sara is providing individual and family therapy in addition to teaching undergraduate students in the Social Work program at St. Leo University. The courses that she specializes in are, Gerontology, Policy, Human Development and Field Placement, where students link theory with practice in an internship setting.
Sara understands that although the typical social service organization is closed during the evening and weekend hours, this does not mean that our clients are not in need of services. Therefore, she is often willing and able to meet with her clients during these times.