Sara Danitz-Steinhardt, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Danitz-Steinhardt is a clinical psychologist with extensive experience working with adults with trauma, anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, and general life stressors (relationships, work, transitions). She specializes in delivering cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness and acceptance-based therapies, with a focus on reducing symptomatology and increasing quality of life/valued action. She creates a warm, supportive, collaborative and non-judgmental space with clients, in which she flexibly applies evidence-based interventions to meet the unique needs of each individual. Dr. Danitz-Steinhardt also works in the National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Dr. Danitz-Steinhardt is dedicated to providing culturally responsive care that recognizes and values clients’ unique and intersecting backgrounds, identities, and contexts. Dr. Danitz-Steinhardt is committed to an ongoing practice of personal and professional development focused on maintaining and increasing cultural humility and competence.
Dr. Danitz-Steinhardt completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Suffolk University. She has received clinical training at McLean’s Behavioral Health Partial Program, BU’s Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, and MGH’s Depression Clinical and Research Program. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship in the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD, where she continues to work as the Director of Dissemination and Implementation for an Intimate Partner Violence treatment program.
- University of Delaware, BA in Psychology
- Suffolk University, PhD in Clinical Psychology
- VA Boston Healthcare System, Predoctoral Internship
- National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Postdoctoral Fellowship
Areas of Expertise
Anxiety and mood disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Intimate Partner Violence, college mental health, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness and Acceptance-based Behavioral Therapies (ABBTs), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Unified Protocol (UP)
Dr. Danitz-Steinhardt enjoys practicing (and formerly teaching) yoga, dancing, spending time in nature, and being with family and friends.