Saraa D. Lee

Saraa D. Lee

My name is Saraa D. Lee, and I am a licenced clinical social worker (LCSW) practicing in both California and Illinois. I earned a Master’s Degree (MSW) from UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs after earning a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Pomona College. I am also a former Fulbright Grantee and a fluent Spanish speaker. I have years of training and experience working with children, teens, adults and families. I am firmly LGBTQ allied, culturally centered and I use a strong social-justice lens in my work. We explore your past, present, external and internal worlds in order to understand your situation and develop strategies that will resonate with you. I use a blend of mindfulness, psychodynamic and cognitive techniques (including ERP) to support you in meeting your goal. Some of the issues I treat include/relate to: OCD, Anxiety, Addiction, Depression, work stress, microaggressions, spirituality, self-care, adoption, pregnancy, early childhood and parenting related issues, dating, relationships and intimacy.

Primarily CBT, Mindfulness Based, Trauma-Informed and a psychodynamic feminist/social justice informed lens.



Anxiety, work-life challenges, self-esteem, breakups


Illinois 149.021378 ; California 84767


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