Education & Career
Bachelor of Arts, University of Vermont
Master of Science, Springfield College
Certified Discernment Counselor, The Doherty Relationship Institute
Member of Marriage Counseling Specialists
Member of DRI Alliance for Marriage and Divorce Professionals
For over 25 years, I have been helping individuals and couples experience more meaningful, satisfying lives. Clients come to me to better cope with matters ranging from anxiety, depression, parenting challenges, stress management, life/work balance, and relationships.
I specialize in working with couples and have advanced training in Discernment Counseling — an innovative option for anyone who is considering separation or divorce. Unlike traditional couples therapy, Discernment Counseling is a short-term process (1-5 sessions) designed to help you as a couple decide what is best for you and your family.
My professional career was launched in Massachusetts. I was a social worker in the Department of Social Services and also a court-appointed Guardian Ad Litem. I relocated to Southern Maine, where I accepted a position as a psychiatric social worker and counselor in the Department of Corrections. I then transitioned to private practice, which I have maintained in the Greater Portland area for over 25 years.
My areas of professional expertise include helping adults with concerns such as depression, anxiety, addictions, relationship challenges, stress management, and overall wellbeing. In addition to my clinical work with individuals and couples, I have extensive experience conducting presentations and workshops in Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Florida. I have advanced training in an innovative treatment option for couples called Discernment Counseling. My process is interactive and collaborative, striving to guide and support clients on their own journey.
WORKSHOP: “Feeling Emotionally Safe in a Wacky World”
DATE: Saturday, November 16th, 2019 from 9AM - 12PM
LOCATION: Good Medicine Collective 231 York Street, Portland
FEE: $50 includes handouts and beverages
PRESENTERS: Sara F. Levite, MS, LCPC - Psychotherapist
Pam Florea, APRN - BC - Energy Psychotherapist
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I am a provider with most insurance companies, and an EAP provider with a number of networks.
Learn More About Sara
Discernment Counseling is a short-term (1-5 sessions) program designed to help you as a couple become clear and confident about a decision to either separate/divorce, or enter into couples therapy.
Unlike couples therapy, the goal of Discernment Counseling is not to solve your marital problems, but to agree on which path would be best for you and your family. Through our work together, clarity is achieved in a non-adversarial, respectful manner.
Each in-person session starts and ends with both partners, and includes significant one-on-one time for each person with the counselor. The first step is to schedule a free initial phone consultation.
225 Commercial Street
Portland, Maine 04101