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Dialectic Behavior Therapy Miami - Dr. Sara A. Hosn

Profile of Dr. Sara A. Hosn

Dr. Sara A. Hosn is a New York and Florida State Licensed Psychologist specialized in the treatment of adolescent and adult survivors of adversity and significant life stressors. She attained her Masters of Science and Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She completed her clinical internship through the Department of Veteran Affairs at the VA hospital in New York. She also completed her postdoctoral fellowship in a private hospital specialized in the treatment of dual diagnosis, mostly mood and anxiety disorders withcomorbidsubstance abuse issues. She has worked in several settings including community mental health, private hospital, trauma center, and addictions treatment facility.

Dr. Sara A. Hosn works with adolescents, adults, and seniors in individual, group, and family therapy. She is specialized in the treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, life adjustment difficulties, eating disorders, substance abuse and dependence, dissociation and other trauma-related conditions. Dr. Sara A. Hosn is a firm believer in the importance of the human connection in psychotherapy and building a treatment alliance that transcends dependency and fosters change and growth. Though rooted in humanistic and person-centered treatment approaches, Dr. Sara A. Hosn has also received extensive training in several Evidence-Based Treatments. She is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and has served on a couple of B-TECH intensively trained consultation teams; most recentlywas a member of the Hudson Valley VA Medical Center consultation team. Moreover, she is a certified provider of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD. She has also received training in Prolonged Exposure (PE) treatment protocol for PTSD, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I).

Dr. Sara A. Hosn currently holds the position of Adjunct Professor at Lynn University in Boca Raton where she teaches in the graduate counseling psychology program. Dr. Sara A. Hosn has lectured and presented nationally and internationally on topics of cross cultural clinical psychology, comparative effectiveness of PTSD treatments, the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for the treatment of Complex-PTSD and Dissociative disorders, and the treatment of survivors in emergency mental health settings. She has served on the Leadership Committee of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) for numerous years and is currently the Distance Learning Committee Chair of ISTSS.