Sarah Marggraff, MAAT, ATR, LPC: Primary Therapist for Newport Academy

ART THERAPIST

Sarah Marggraff, MAAT, ATR, LPC

Sarah Marggraff is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Art Therapist. She has been working for six years with adults and adolescents with mental health and substance use disorders. Sarah also exhibits skill in creating a safe, nonjudgmental environment. Furthermore, she helps clients explore and transform their discomfort through both traditional and creative therapies. Sarah teaches skill building in addition to facilitating discovery. As a result, once one connects with their authentic self they can create meaning and purpose in life.

In conclusion, the American Art Therapy Association recognizes Sarah’s research on using art therapy to stimulate insight by honoring her with the Gladys Agell National Award for Excellence in Research.

Newport Academy…in her own words

Newport Academy’s treatment approach allows clients to figure out who they are. Therefore, this happens beyond substance use and mental illness. Furthermore, the key is to remove labels and discover the authentic self so they can create a new vision for their life.” —Sarah Marggraff

Select Achievements

  • Master’s degree in Art Therapy, with highest honors, from Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, Connecticut

  • Undergraduate degree in psychology from University of Connecticut

  • American Art Therapy Association’s Gladys Agell National Award for Excellence in Research

  • Student of the Year at Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, Connecticut, for Outstanding Achievement in Art Therapy Thesis Research