Sarah McCaslin

Sarah McCaslin is devoted to fostering the human capacity for resilience, growth and meaning-making, even under the most daunting circumstances. She believes in the inherent spirituality of all people to be a resource for achieving healing and wholeness.

Her approach to therapy is collaborative and client-led. She incorporates mindfulness and compassion-based modes of treatment, as well as family systems and interpersonal neurobiology.

Sarah provides therapy to individuals, couples, and families. Many of her clients struggle with anxiety and depression related to self-identity, family conflict, spiritual/religious distress, substance abuse, history of trauma, acute or chronic grief, and sexuality/gender identity issues.

Sarah’s work with couples and families is informed by her training at the Ackerman Institute for the Family, from which she received an advanced, post-graduate certificate in couple/family therapy.

A licensed clinical social worker, Sarah has a social work degree in Advanced Clinical Practice from Columbia University, as well as a Masters of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary, both in New York City.

Sarah can be reached at and 929.382.4504. She arranges initial consultations to prospective clients free of charge.

In this “Scary Mommy” article “Can We Please Stop Telling Other Moms ‘This Is The Easy Part’?“, PSI Executive Director Sarah McCaslin speaks about the importance of compassionate understanding in the context of parenting children. “We are all just trying to get through the day without falling flat on our faces,” she says.


Jewish Sacred Aging podcast: “Seekers of Meaning:” Sarah McCaslin discusses the work of PSI


Read Sarah’s PSI Mind&Spirit Blog: “Beating the Holiday Blues”


The Rev. Sarah McCaslin from the Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute returns to the Church of the Heavenly Rest forum to discuss emotional and spiritual resilience.


How do we listen to God’s invitation to each of us? What are we supposed to be doing right now? How can we figure out what’s next in our lives? The Rev. Sarah McCaslin from the Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute returns to the Church of the Heavenly Rest forum to continue a conversation about discernment and how we listen to the Spirit’s movement in our lives right now.


In this article in NEW YORK magazine, Sarah talks about how to navigate all of the feelings (and all of the headlines) we’re currently enduring: Everything You Need to Feel Okay Right Now, According to Therapists


The “Interfaith Matters” Podcast: “A Common Language that is Always Present” – Rev. Sarah McCaslin on her Spiritual Calling to a Life of Ministry, Psychotherapy, and Waffles

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