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Sarah Ness will help you develop a personalized treatment plan to find peace and feel better.  Schedule an appointment at 262-786-9184.

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Sarah Ness, LPC, CSAC, NCC

Sarah believes that you are born with the capacity to grow, change, and develop new skills throughout your life. She will help you learn to navigate challenges and find success.



Sarah Ness, LPC, CSAC, NCC, offers personalized counseling to children, adults, couples, and families to help them better cope with challenges in life and find peace and fulfillment. During her career, she has provided case management services, as well as therapy services in a psychiatric hospital setting, intensive outpatient programs, and outpatient care.   

Areas of Expertise

​Sarah is experienced treating a broad range of mental health conditions, including more than five years as a alcohol and substance use disorder counselor. She has worked extensively with individuals and families dealing with chronic pain, terminal illnesses, and developmental disabilities. Sarah is a certified Trauma Informed Provider with unique expertise in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Her specialties are:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Adjustment disorders

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Chronic pain/illness 

  • Divorce and marital stress

  • Eating disorders

  • Grief and loss

  • Mood disorders

  • Personality disorders

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Socialization and bullying at school

  • Substance abuse for both patient and family members (codependency)

Treatment Philosophy

Sarah believes that everyone is born with the capacity to grow, change, and develop new skills throughout life. However, barriers may exist or arise at any time that interfere with mental well-being and happiness. Sarah will work with you to process events in your life, problem solve, develop new coping skills, challenge negative thought patterns, and ultimately achieve your goals. Together, you can find and build upon your own innate resilience and perseverance to increase your confidence and better navigate life’s obstacles. 

Approaches to Treatment

Sarah utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques to meet each person’s individual needs. Her treatment is built off the foundation of a person-centered approach. She is highly skilled in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, and art and play therapy. She will work with you to develop a treatment plan that meets your unique needs and goals.


  • M.S., Mount Mary University, Clinical Mental Health Counseling 

  • B.S., Upper Iowa University, Sociology

  • Member, American Counseling Association

  • Member, National Board of Certified Counselors

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