Sarah Alexander, LCSW

Owner & Founder, Brave Acorn

Sarah is the owner and founder of Brave Acorn, a therapy provider in Portland for help with trauma, eating disorders, emotions, pregnancy, postpartum, and more.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia in 1995 with a double major in Psychology and Women’s Studies. Sarah began practicing full-time as a therapist in 2001, received her Master of Social Work degree from Portland State University in 2005, and has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Oregon since 2008.

Sarah has worked in a community mental health setting for substance abuse, a day-treatment setting for eating disorders, a university counseling center, and an outpatient trauma treatment center.

Sarah teaches graduate counseling students in the Eating Disorder Certificate track at Lewis & Clark Graduate School and was the board president for the Columbia River Eating Disorder Network from 2017 to 2019.