About Sara O’Neill

Sara obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Communications, minoring in Sociology and Public Relations from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2012. She recently received her Drug and Alcohol Counselor education from New Jersey Prevention Network. Sara is currently working on finishing her intern hours working as a STS counselor here at Discovery. Prior to her working as a counselor with us she started as a behavioral health technician which fueled her passion for helping others even more. Sara is also working on her master’s in social work from Rutgers University. Sara always has her clients focus on obtaining small attainable goals, working a program of recovery by introducing twelve step principles and work on their routine so that they can continue that moving forward. She also encourages them to do service in the community if they are willing. Her favorite therapies to use are client centered, motivational interviewing along with CBT and DBT . She loves seeing her clients grow and evolve while they are here and become the person they have always wanted to be.

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