Sarah Lyndon PsyD

Clinical Director

Dr. Sarah Lyndon is a Licensed Psychologist, and Clinical Director, at the DBT Center of Orange County. She has been practicing in the field of psychology for the past 10 years, working in a variety of settings including school-based settings, partial-hospitalization programs, and community mental health where she has facilitated DBT skills groups. Sarah’s work has focused on working with high-risk children, adolescents, and families with mental illness and trauma, as well as psychological testing. She is certified in Functional Family Therapy and extensively trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Sarah graduated from The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Orange County in 2016. Sarah holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a Concentration in Child and Adolescent Psychology. Sarah is also a Foundationally Trained DBT Clinician and is working towards DBT Certification.

Sarah believes in the importance of continually staying up to date with the most relevant research in the field and values education and training. Sarah currently supports the agency through supervision of doctoral practicum students and our post-doctoral fellow. With DBT being the evidence-based practice for a variety of presenting problems, Sarah believes it is important to educate future clinicians, and our community, about the DBT model.

In addition to supporting students at DBTOC, Sarah is also Adjunct Faculty at Pepperdine University and works with their Master’s level Psychology program. Her current courses focus on learning and implementing interpersonal skills and better understanding group therapy, as well as preparing for their practicum experiences.

Sarah is passionate about the work she does and strives to provide the skills needed to better understand the mind/body connection and the importance of active self-care. Sarah considers herself fortunate to be a part of the process in supporting patients on their path to a Life Worth Living.