Expert Mental Health Care Across the Life Span

Sarah Romens, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

(608) 833-9290, Extension 318

Sarah Romens, PhD

Sarah Romens works with adults and teenagers (14+) in individual and group therapy. She has expertise using empirically validated approaches to treat a wide range of issues, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, trauma, obsessions and compulsions, and eating disorders. She also helps people manage intense emotions, life transitions, and stress more effectively. She has extensive training in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for obsessive-compulsive disorder and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for behavioral and emotional dysregulation (including self-harming behaviors and suicidal ideation).

Special Programs/Groups
Dr. Romens conducts psychological evaluations for adolescents (14+) and adults for a variety of mental health needs. She also performs independent medical evaluations and psychological assessments to determine fitness for duty.

Psychoeducational Evaluations to assess for learning disorders and attentional issues (ADHD) to assist individuals, parents, treatment professionals, or teachers in clarifying diagnosis and determining eligibility and recommendations for academic accommodations.

Differential Diagnosis to assist treatment providers in clarifying mental health diagnosis and determining recommendations for the most appropriate treatment.

Employment Evaluations including pre-employment and fitness for duty evaluations to determine an individual’s suitability for a position or capacity to perform job duties safely and effectively.

Dr. Romens received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her Master of Arts and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed her internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh.

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