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Sadness is an emotion that is characterized by feelings of loneliness, hopelessness, depression, lack of interest in things that bring joy, and overall unhappiness. The feeling of being sad can result in negative habits and behaviors such as addiction, substance abuse, poor communication, and lack of productivity. Sadness can be initiated by loss, heartbreak, low self-esteem, perceived judgements, or a traumatic event. Reaching out for support and help from a therapist is key to overcoming sadness and establishing a healthier and happier life.

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Katie Reagan


Katie Reagan supports individuals who struggle with internal emotions that trigger low self-confidence, depressing feelings, and overall sadness. She treats patients who suffer from anxiety, depression, grief and loss, self-esteem issues, and life-transition periods. Katie understands that many different factors such as experiences and relationships can impact our mental health. She believes that by developing the skills and habits needed to live a fulfilling and meaningful life are essential to happiness. Katie utilizes art therapy and creativity as a means of helping people understand how mindfulness can help achieve a content and happy lifestyle.

Sean Saltzberg


Sean Saltzberg assists his clients in defeating sad feelings that diminish their lifestyle and negatively impact their relationships and functionality. He specializes in treating individuals who suffer from sadness and feelings of depression due to issues such as abandonment and trauma, behavioral issues and disorders, substance abuse and grief, alcoholism, anxiety, trauma recovery, issues with aging, relationship issues, and vocational stress. Sean treats sadness through the utilization of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), mindfulness, and motivational interviewing. Mr. Saltzberg strives to direct his patients to process and think from a strengths-based approach that allows them to seek out and understand their unique, special, and significant qualities.

Jessica Masbaum

Clinical Supervisor

Jessica Masbaum approaches individuals with an integrative and collaborative outlook that provides a positive perspective to overcoming sadness. She believes that making positive changes to our mindset is imperative to improving our actions, behaviors, habits, and communication. Jessica is experienced with treating clients who suffer from mood-related issues, anxiety, depression, life transitions, and other mental health factors that contribute to sadness and depression. She supports individuals in a collaborative and gentle manner that encourages positivity, enlightenment, and fulfillment.