In the Media

Sarah Farris

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Certified Specialist in Fitness Nutrition

Sarah has contributed to topics on and has been quoted in various articles.

See her latest entries below:

As featured on

Time-Management Hacks to Be More Efficient and Procrastinate Less

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Why Feeling Negative Emotions Can Actually Be A Good Thing, According To Experts

“Emotions help us connect with our own experiences and with others,” Chicago-based psychotherapist Sarah Farris tells Bustle. “Unfortunately, many people may feel pressure from others to not show their feelings or are criticized when having a negative feeling.” Result? We don’t talk about them and view them as “problems.”

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How to Recognize the Lesser-Known Suicide Risk Factors and Warning Signs

“Sometimes attempts and thoughts of suicide can evolve over time and possible planning is involved,” explains Sarah Farris, LCPC with Chicago Mind and Body. “However, self-harm and suicide attempts can also be sudden and impulsive. This is one aspect that makes suicidality dangerous and sometimes difficult to identify.”

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How Can We Support Our Loved Ones Without Burning Out?

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How to Outsmart Anxious Thoughts and Reduce Your Suffering

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Sunday Blues or Something Else? Where Down Ends and Depression Begins

As quoted in the Huffington Post

12 Things you Should Know Before Finding A Therapist

“Do a search of in-network therapists. You can also request a quote from the therapist before the appointment to get an idea of what your co payment responsibility would be, based on your insurance plan,” said Sarah Farris, founder of Chicago Mind and Body.

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Here’s What To Know Before Going To Therapy For The First Time: It’s not as simple as you’d think

“The therapist works as a guide to help the client explore their own goals and meaning so they ultimately make the best decision for themselves,” says clinical counselor Sarah Farris. “Therapists will also take an individual’s culture, identity, and values into account without judging. In cases that are more specific, the therapist will use particular techniques or methods to treat a certain condition.”