Zaza Sakhat, LICSW is a Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual, family, and group therapy primarily working with children, adolescents, and families. With over 12 years experience as a child and family therapist, and as a graduate of Boston University's School of Social Work, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are: play therapy, CBT, DBT, Collaborative Problem Solving, trauma, eating disorders, self-harming behaviors, families with addiction, domestic violence, sexual abuse, depression and anxiety, Internal Family Systems, Dissociative Identtity Disorder, groups for adolescent girls, step-families, adoption, LGBTQ, cultural/ethnic/racial issues, and therapeutic mentoring/community social work. She also has experience working in non-profit organizations within program development/management, clinical supervision, and offering trainings.
In addition to being a child therapist, Zaza has presented at national conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of: child development, cultural competency, and the power of mentoring as well as teen girls and trauma and group work with teen girls.
Zaza is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Boston University School of Social Work 2004
Clark University 2000
License, Certifications & Awards
LICSW expires 10/2014
Recipient of the Herb Snyder Group Work Award June 2004
Collaborative Problem Solving
Families with Addiction
Professional Activities and Memberships