Sara Makin, Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania

Sara Makin, LPC, M.S.Ed, NCC

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We are on a mission to help millions of people to heal & become happy again through excellent online therapy.

Since establishing the company in 2017, she has led Makin Wellness to it’s position today as the state’s fastest growing & privately owned tele-mental health company, achieving rapid expansion and mental health utilization. Under her leadership, Makin Wellness has established a proven track record of successfully shaping the mental health market & driving mental health transformation by executing on their mission of helping millions of people heal & become happy again.

Sara Makin has been featured in major media outlets including NBC, ABC, FOX, The CW, International Business Times, The Scientific Journal and hundreds more media sources internationally. She has been named a Top 100 Healthcare Leader (2019) & an Empowering Woman in Philanthropy (2018). Sara has been on the cover of Inspiring Lives Magazine, Dispense Magazine, Pittsburgh Avenue West and Steel This Magazine.

Nationally recognized as a trailblazer in the virtual mental healthcare field & 3x Amazon best selling author, Mrs. Makin is fueled by a relentless desire to improve virtual mental health outcomes and provide the masses with outstanding mental health care.

Her successful career in mental health care began at Duquesne University , where she still serves on the Alumni Advisory Board.

She holds a Bachelors of Arts from La Roche College & Masters of Science in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Duquesne University.

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Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Betrayal Trauma
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Developmental & Intellectual Disorders
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Gaming
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Hoarding
  • Internet/Social Media Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pet Loss
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Race-Based Traumatic Stress (RBTS)
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sex And/Or Pornography Addiction
  • Sex Offenders
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Art Therapy
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dance Or Movement Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness
  • Music Therapy
  • Play Therapy & Sandtray
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Autism
  • Black
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Trauma Survivors
  • Veterans

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$165.00 - $192.50
Sliding Scale
No
Pay By
Cash, Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Aetna
,
Anthem
,
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
,
Cigna
,
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services
,
Medicaid
,
Medicare
,
Optum
,
Out Of Network
,
Self-Pay Only
,
Tricare
,
United Healthcare
,
Upmc
,

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
9
License(s)
License #
state
Licensed Professional Counselor
PC010315
Pennsylvania
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Duquesne University
MSED Clinical Counseling
2015