Sarah Hartzell, LCSW

“Sarah embodies radical acceptance and impervious empathy so deeply that these values are clearly fundamental components of who they are. At their core, Sarah is a practitioner and healer whose dedication to their craft is present in everything they do.” – Colleague Testimonial


Training & Logistics


Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Techniques trained in: Mindfulness, Psychodynamic, Relational, Identity Focused & Affirming, Discernment, Intergroup Dialogue, Somatics for Trauma


Location: 352 7th Avenue, New York
Trains nearby: 123, ACE, NQRW

Frequency options: Weekly to start, 2-3x/Week or Bi-Weekly if that’s what makes the most sense emotionally and logistically.

Exchange: $200/session

Financial need: Please book a free phone consultation to learn more and explore my sliding scale options together.

Payment Options: Credit Card, Check


I have over five years of experience with identity-based community work and self defense education.

I work with people on a wide range of issues. The following are a few of my specialties (this list is not all-inclusive):

  • Identity Development

  • Intersectionality

  • Holistic

  • Social Justice

  • Somatics

  • Trauma & PTSD


  • Spirituality/Faith

  • Body Positivity

If I have never been to therapy before, what should I expect? How do I know if I should go, and how do I start?

The beginning of therapy is a process of getting to know each other and starting to get comfortable. We’ll talk lots about what your life looks like now, how you spend your time, what is important to you, and significant experiences from your past. We will talk about what has you interested in therapy. 

There are lots of things therapy can be helpful for; a significant life change, a relationship (even one that’s going well), a past experience that is sticking with you, feelings that are overwhelming or hard to manage, even just general life stress. 


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