Dr. Sarkis is a licensed psychologist, writer and performance consultant living in Honolulu, Hawaii (though it won’t you take you long to realize she’s from Boston). She has a private practice where she works with individuals, groups and organizations. Dr. Sarkis emphasizes collaboration, partnership, and personal empowerment.
Dr. Sarkis earned her master’s in psychology from Boston College and doctorate from George Washington University. She approaches psychological growth and change from an integrative perspective, where she blends her strong psychodynamic and insight-oriented training with more traditionally behavioral and mind/body techniques to help patients foster insight and access motivation.
Dr. Sarkis has studied extensively the use of mindfulness, functional medicine, hormones, positive psychology and how food, medicine and mood are interconnected. She integrates these various modalities to bring you a modern interpretation on how to optimize human potential. Her influences include Dr.’s Hyman, Benson, Kabat-Zinn and Gordon, as well as Tara Brach, Steven Kotler, Irvin Yalom, Howard Stern and Bruce Springsteen to name only a few.
You can check out her blog, The Padded Room, on her website https://drsarahsarkis.com/blog-page/.
Man's Search for Meaning — Viktor Frankl
Full Catastrophe Living — Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Road — Cormac McCarthy
Love's Executioner — Irvin D. Yalom
Tribe — Sebastian Junger