114 East Unaka Avenue
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601
423-202-7426

Telehealth/In-person

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Sarah McCray, LCSW

Sarah graduated from East Tennessee State University with her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and her Master’s degree in Social Work. She specializes in work with adolescents, emerging adults, and the adult population. Sarah is trained as a Brainspotting Practitioner. She places a large emphasis on building trust and rapport with her clients. Sarah is a firm believer in meeting her clients where they are in the present moment. Sarah sees her clients as the unique, multidimensional individuals that they are. She uses the Person-In-Environment perspective with her clients. Her commonly used approaches to therapy include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person-centered, Brief Solution-focused, Feminist, and Technical Eclecticism.

Sarah assists clients who are experiencing a wide range of issues including: anxiety, depression, trauma, LGBTQIA+ issues, grief and loss, and life transitions. She previously worked as a therapist in community mental health for over 10 years with children, youth, families, and caregivers. Most recently she was a medical social worker in a residency program for physicians. In her free time, Sarah enjoys being outside, gardening, building, and fixing things.

“I am inspired by nature, knowing that I can learn, grow, create things with my own hands, animals, and by seeing people change for the better.”

“You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think” ~ Christopher Robin

Specialties

Adolescents 13-17
Adults 18-64
Adults 65+
Couples/Marriage/Relationships
Family Therapy
Anxiety/Stress/Panic/Phobias
Depression
Mood Disorders/Bipolar Disorder
Trauma & Stress Related
Disorders (PTSD/Acute Stress)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Expressive Arts Therapy (Art/Music/Dance)
Mindfulness/Meditation
Anger Management
Grief/Loss/Bereavement
LGBTQIA
Peak Performance/Performance
Anxiety

Insurance

Aetna
Bright Health
UBH/UMR/UHC
Optum
VACCN
Cigna
Humana
Medicare
Tricare
BHS