Sara M fav bwSara E. Moran is a Board-Certified Art Therapist, psychotherapist, artist, and advanced level (500hr) yoga instructor. In art therapy sessions Sara utilizes art making and the creative process to assist individuals in the following ways: self expression, emotional regulation, fostering self-esteem, strengthening sense of self, developing a sense of purpose, and processing traumatic events.

Sara has a background in trauma, domestic violence, mental health diagnoses (all ages), substance abuse/addiction, and emotional disturbances. Sara has been working in the field for 20 years and has  experience in a variety of settings.

Sara is currently adjunct faculty in the Expressive Therapies department at Lesley University

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License and Certification

Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT)
New York State Education Department, (License #001268-1)

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor I (LADC I)

Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (License #12880)

Art Therapy Credentials Board, (ATCB# 08-174)

Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 500)
Yoga Alliance, (ID: 118191)


Pratt Institute, MPS, Art Therapy

Boston University, BS, Psychology

Institute of Expressive Analysis, coursework in psychoanalysis

Boston Yoga School, 300 hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

Additional trainings: Jungian psychology and analysis, sandtray therapy, play therapy, coursework specific to substance abuse and addiction, trauma-informed care