About Sarah Arnold

Sarah enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Her approach with children includes a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) & play therapy. Her therapy style allows families to feel comfortable to address their struggles while gaining coping strategies. Her areas of speciality include work with ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, anxiety disorders, & mood disorders. Other areas of specialization include psychological testing, selective mutism, social anxiety, childhood OCD, and struggles related to disruptive behavior, attachment, grief, stress, parenting, & trauma.
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Social Skills Video: Waiting for an Adult’s Attention (How to Interrupt)

The Social Skills Video project is a collaborative community project in which Agnesian’s Autism, Behavior and Communication Center and local schools have been working together to create social skills videos for use by our community.

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How to Raise Grateful Children

As the Thanksgiving season approaches, we are all reminded of the importance of having gratitude.  Being a thankful person helps us to be mindful of the good things, even in stressful times.  Using a grateful thinking style has even been shown to have psychological benefits.  So, how can we help our children to develop a [...]

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Social Skills Video: Losing a Game

The Social Skills Video project is a collaborative community project in which Agnesian’s Autism, Behavior and Communication Center and local schools have been working together to create social skills videos for use by our community.

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Social Skills Video: Joining an Activity

The Social Skills Video project is a collaborative community project in which Agnesian’s Autism, Behavior and Communication Center and local schools have been working together to create social skills videos for use by our community.

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Social Skills Video: Deciding what to do

The Social Skills Video project is a collaborative community project in which Agnesian’s Autism, Behavior and Communication Center and local schools have been working together to create social skills videos for use by our community.

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Social Skills Video: Asking for help

The Social Skills Video project is a collaborative community project in which Agnesian’s Autism, Behavior and Communication Center and local schools have been working together to create social skills videos for use by our community.

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Eight Ways to Stop Bullying in our Community

Did you know that 25 percent of public schools report that bullying among children occurs on a daily or weekly basis? And that one in five high school students report being bullied in the past year? Contrary to what may have been some people’s experiences, bullying is not a normal, healthy behavior or a rite [...]

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Social Skills Video: Apologizing

The Social Skills Video project is a collaborative community project in which Agnesian’s Autism, Behavior and Communication Center and local schools have been working together to create social skills videos for use by our community.    

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Social Skills Video: Accepting Consequences

The Social Skills Video project is a collaborative community project in which Agnesian’s Autism, Behavior and Communication Center and local schools have been working together to create social skills videos for use by our community.

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Improving Self-Esteem in Children and Adolescents

The way we feel about ourselves has a huge impact on the way we treat ourselves and others, and on the kinds of choices we make.  Many parents question how to help raise their children’s self esteem. Parents can model healthy self esteem by their own words and actions Parents can sincerely praise their children [...]

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