Sarah Foor’s professional training includes a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Sophia University with a focus on somatic and art therapy. While becoming licensed as a marriage and family therapist in California (LMFT #53463) she served diverse populations in San Francisco public schools and the California Pacific Medical Center. She has also worked in North Carolina providing therapy and social services to at-risk families and youth. She graduated from the two-year comprehensive training in the Hakomi Method, a body-oriented approach to psychological healing, and also worked as a massage therapist before training as a counselor. She is passionate about honoring the wisdom of the body in her approach to healing.
Sarah is an initiate in the Ifa/Orisa tradition of Yoruba-speaking West Africa in the lineage of Oluwo Falolu Adesanya, and she has made several pilgrimages to train with her elders in Nigeria. She is a certified Master Reiki practitioner and has also completed a nine-month training in ancestral lineage healing. Her orientation to spiritual practice is inclusive, pragmatic, and rooted in respect for the feminine and the natural world.