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.
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I got you here because of the title of this essay. Plain and simple. It’s Psychology 101. If I title something in a certain way, you are going to click on the link. And lists, recipes and anything that promises a quick fix are top of the list of most viewed articles...read more
I recently spent a week in Mexico at the functional medicine institute, Sanoviv. I have known about Sanoviv for many years now, as my obsession with finding core origins of suffering and disease has deepened. Let me clarify the use of the word “institute.” Sanoviv is...read more
I recently had the pleasure to connect with Jackie MacDougall of the Forty Thrive community as a guest on her podcast.read more
I was recently on Not Another Anxiety Show with Kelli Walker discussing epigenetics and neuroplasticity. I hope you will enjoy this episode as we unpack the power you have over your own sense of wellness and empowerment. It turns out that old dogs are uniquely...read more
I’ve logged a lot of hours in the pain cave, both self-inflicted and at the hands of others. There is no end to the various ways I have entered the arena with the gladiator that is pain and suffering. Toe-to-toe I found myself constantly returning to this wrestle, to...read more
I was recently a guest on Jennifer Tracy’s amazing podcast, MILF. If you haven’t checked it out before, please do yourself a favor. Jennifer is a wide open, curious, intelligent woman engaging women on all the various aspects of embodying the feminine power. Please...read more