CHANGING the CULTURE of MENTAL HEALTH

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Sara Kling-Punt

  • MA
  • Therapist

Winona, MN


Pronouns

she, her, hers

Education

Masters of Art in Counseling and Psychological Services from Saint Mary's University Minnesota

Bio

Sara is a deep, compassionate listener and nature lover who provides sacred space for her clients to share/discover/process their true selves. Providing a safe and welcoming space is at the center of her values.

Sara uses a varied and personalized approach in her treatment combining cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, person-centered therapy and acceptance/commitment therapy. Sara is interested in working with all clients, however is deeply interested in working with the LGBTQIA+ community and is a LGBTQIA+ affirming counselor. Additionally, Sara is a bisexual, Christian woman and is quite interested helping others explore the intersection of LGBTQIA+ and spirituality.

Sara believes that being brave enough to choose to come to therapy is a beautiful, courageous step forward into the gracious world of self-love. For some clients this is new territory and a guide may be helpful. She also believes everyone is worth the time and effort it takes to heal and move forward to a better tomorrow. Sara is currently pre-licensed pursing her LPCC.

Outside of work you may find Sara composing music on her piano, walking outside in the depths of nature with her dog, or adventuring with her beloved family and friends.