Sarah Dunleavy

Mental Health Professional


Sarah Dunleavy is a counselor at Cook Counseling Center where she enjoys working with students from diverse backgrounds in individual, group and couples therapy.  She is a generalist, and supports students working to resolve a wide variety of issues including, adjustment, identity, anxiety, depression, addiction, self-esteem, family, trauma, interpersonal, and personality.  Her theoretical orientation is based on humanistic, existential, and cognitive-behavioral theory.  She is happy to assist students in including expressive arts in therapy, and often includes Cook Counseling Center’s therapy dog, Wagner, in sessions.    

Sarah completed her M.A.Ed. in Counselor Education at Virginia Tech, and her M.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education at Old Dominion University.