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My name is Sarah Tofferi, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate and Certified Addiction Specialist. I have over eight years of experience in the behavioral health field, working in a detox unit, as a case manager and substance use group facilitator.

I am passionate about meeting clients where they are in the stages of change to support their goals, whether that be harm reduction or abstinence. I believe the foundation of therapy is built on a strong therapeutic alliance between client and counselor. I look forward to meeting you and hearing your story and goals.

Treatment Orientation

Everyone is unique.  Ambiance Counseling provides individualized services to meet the specific needs and desires of each person. Treatment modalities include the following evidence based practices:

  • Motivational Interviewing is a goal-oriented, client-centered counseling style that explores and resolves ambivalence by working through the stages of change.
  • Solution-focused therapy places the focus on a person’s present and future circumstances. We talk about how to get from where you are now to where you want to be.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) helps people to look at their thoughts, feelings, and behavior patterns to see what can be improved. By exploring thinking patterns that can lead to destructive behavior, and the beliefs that direct these thoughts, people can modify their thinking patterns. The goal is to practice healthier thought and behavior patterns with better coping skills.
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy that focuses on mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness.