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Sarah Kipnis - Arts Therapist

Sarah has worked as an arts therapist for the past 20 years and works with individuals and groups using arts processes and/or talking therapies. Sarah has a client centred, strengths based approach with extensive experience in youth mental health, eating disorders and Autism. 

Alongside private practice, Sarah is also employed as an arts therapist in the area of youth mental health at Headspace.


Previously, Sarah worked as an arts therapist on the medical ward at Monash Children's. Before completing a Masters in Creative Arts Therapy she worked as a primary school teacher, welfare worker, phone counsellor and community health service coordinator.

Therapeutic approaches

Sarah offers any combination of the following approaches 


  • Creative Arts therapy

  • Counseling 

  • Training 

  • Parenting support/training 

  • Sandtray work

  • Mindfulness

Areas of experience
  • Autism

  • ADHD

  • Adolescent development

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Eating Disorders

  • Chronic Illness

  • Personality Disorders

  • Gender/Sexual Identity

  • Substance use

  • School Refusal/Bullying

  • Psychosis

  • Homelessness

  • Social Isolation

  • Family Conflict

  • Trauma


Sarah Kipnis
Phone:    0491 188 822
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