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Sara Chavez

Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor



Sara Chavez

Sara specializes in working with teens and adults with are diagnosed

with mental health and substance use disorders. 

Psychology Today Sara Chavez

Sara Chavez, LIMHP, LCSW, LADC

Therapist & Social Worker



Sara graduated in 2012 from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from UNO Grace Abbott School of Social Work in 2017. She is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Provider (LIMHP), a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor (LADC). Sara utilizes a variety of person-centered and strengths-based interventions to help clients heal and grow. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT). She specializes in working with teens and adults who are diagnosed with mental health and substance use disorders simultaneously. She has a particular interest in working with individuals who have survived trauma. She is able to complete substance use evaluations for adolescents and adults and has experience working with both the juvenile and adult justice systems.

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Telehealth Only

In-Network with:  Nebraska Total Care-Medicaid, United Healthcare- Commercial and Medicaid, Optum, Midlands Choice, Aetna, AmBetter

Bluecross Blueshield, Molina- Medicaid, Medicare


A Few Words from Sara

"My approach to therapy is pretty casual. It is strength-based and person-centered. I want to work on whatever you want and use your strengths to get you there!"

- Sara Chavez

Sara Chavez


More about Sara


Sara is passionate about providing culturally sensitive care and understanding how a client’s unique background and identity affects the type of support they require. She works to individualize services and ensure clients feel dignity and respect. Sara is currently focused on obtaining a Doctorate in Social Work (DSW) and hopes to continue advancing her clinical skills and eventually begin teaching others.

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