Hi, I’m Dr. Sarah Sarkis
I am a psychologist, writer, and performance consultant with a private practice in Honolulu, Hawaii (though it won’t take you long to discover I’m a Boston girl at heart). My integrated approach is big on science, low on bullshit, empowering my clients to achieve long term change and growth through an eclectic blend of psychology, neurobiology, and functional medicine.
I’m here to partner with you in your quest for a sense of wellness.
My blog, The Padded Room, is your virtual safe space to help you manage the jarring realities of life. Here, you’ll find a soft landing for life’s harshest truths.
In addition to my private consulting practice, I am a performance consultant with The Flow Research Collective (FRC) founded by Steven Kotler. I am also a featured writer for the FRC’s monthly newsletter, which explores the outer reaches of human excellence.
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How can you thrive through periods of struggle in your life?
When I was twenty-two, I went to my PCP with a growing list of symptoms that were concerning to me. I left that appointment with a ninety-day supply of Xanax. When I was twenty-four, I went to a different doctor to discuss a growing pattern of distractibility, loss of...
Hello out there - in this installment of The Padded Room, I've got another podcast interview to share with you. In this one, Erica Leathem is at the helm of Not Another Anxiety Show. Listen in as we discuss a wide range of topics including seasons of change, how...
This article explores the role of fear in shaping our psychological responses in life.
I am sharing another article I have written for Steven Kotler and his newest endeavor, The Flow Research Collective (AKA The Collective). It's an installment in the series Shrink Rap, where psychologists discuss the frontiers of human excellence. Today, I want to...
I recently had the pleasure of connecting with Megan Gipson, LCSW on her podcast, The Family Brain. Megan is a long time friend and Georgetown alumni and I feel honored to be invited to talk with her (for the third time!!!). We discussed all things adolescence,...