Sara Swartz, MA, LCMHC is the clinical manager of the Virtual IOP and PHP and is the Interim Patient Advocate.
Sara Swartz, MA, LCMHC has been affiliated with the Retreat for over 20 years. She has had numerous roles in both inpatient and outpatient settings, working with a diverse population of adults struggling with mental health and substance use challenges. She has also had extensive experience working in emergency psychiatric services and community-based settings. She has her BA in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts and her MA in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Holistic Therapies from Lesley University. She is also a certified yoga practitioner and specializes in trauma-sensitive yoga instruction.
Sara’s primary interests include mindfulness-based therapies, the integration of physical and emotional health, cultivating self-compassion and building resiliency. Sara enjoys many physical activities including hiking, running, strength training and yoga. In her spare time, she can be found exploring the natural beauty of New England.