Sarah H.

Site-Based Counselor at LGBTQ+ Affairs
Sarah Heinz
she, her, hers

Connect with Sarah through the LGBTQIA Resource Center

Identities & Language

  • Cis Woman
  • Queer
  • White
  • Disabled Person
  • Language: English

Education & License

Sarah has a Bachelor's of Science in Health and Wellness from Kaplan University. She graduated with her master's degree in mental health and rehabilitation counseling at the University of Arizona in 2017. She is currently getting a doctorate in Behavioral Health at Arizona State University.

Role at CAPS

Site-based counselor at LGBTQ+ Affairs.

Specialty Populations

  • Disabled
  • Neurodiverse

Specialty Areas

  • Academic concerns
  • ADHD
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Autism spectrum
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Borderline personality
  • Career counseling
  • Chronic illness
  • Chronic impulsivity
  • Chronic pain
  • Coping skills
  • Crisis
  • Depression
  • Developmental disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Gender Identity Concerns or Gender Dysphoria
  • Gender-Based Violence
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Non-Suicidal Self-Injury/Self-Harm
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Performance and Test Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Poly/Kink/Sex Work
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse or Assault
  • Sexual Orientation Concerns
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Treatment Approach

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution-Focused
  • Strength-Based
  • Trans, Queer, and Gender-Affirming Counseling
  • Trauma-Focused
  • Trauma-Informed

Professional Interests

Sarah specializes in working with LQBTQIA+ populations, providing gender-affirming care while utilizing a cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, and person-centered approach. She individualizes treatment to meet the needs of her clients and often incorporates art, sensory tools, journaling, and health and wellness into her work with clients.

Personal Interests

Sarah enjoys gardening, playing basketball and football, coffee, video games, chilling with her dog, and DIY/art projects.