Ms. Sarah Ince

Ms. Sarah Ince is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with more than 25 years’ experience in a range of settings. As a therapist, she promotes client well-being with empathy, unconditional positive regard, and respect for individual self-determination. Ms. Ince collaborates with clients to spotlight their many inherent strengths and to use those strengths to mitigate life challenges. Clients move forward to thrive with an enhanced sense of self-worth,
competence, and self-efficacy.

Ms. Ince graduated with honors from Princeton University and earned her Master’s degree in Social Work at the Catholic University of America. She has worked in medical, nonprofit, school, and mental health environments, most recently as a clinical social worker with Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for 6 years and the Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) for 10 years.

Ms. Ince provides therapy to children as young as five, adolescents, and adults, addressing challenges and issues related to anxiety, depression, emotional dysregulation, AD/HD, high functioning autism, parenting, identity, grief and loss, LGBTQIA+, mild-to-moderate disordered eating, and adjustment. She strives to help her clients understand and value themselves and to learn lifelong strategies to help themselves through difficult times. In order to tailor an appropriate treatment plan for each individual client, Ms. Ince draws from a range of therapeutic approaches, including mindfulness, cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, psychoeducational, person-centered, emotionally focused, and strengths-based approaches. 

She emphasizes the mind-body connection and supports clients in nurturing themselves both emotionally and physically. She works side-by-side with clients to identify clear treatment goals, develop concrete strategies to address the goals, and measure progress at regular intervals.

Ms. Ince is married with two sons and two dogs. She enjoys travel, reading, museum-going, camping, hiking, and birdwatching.