Sarah Clapp

Sarah Clapp

Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Education

A clinical mental health counselor with experience spanning children, adolescents, adults, and couples, Prof. Clapp teaches and supervises counselors-in-training in the M.Ed. Counseling program.

She pulls from a breadth of academic, research, and clinical experiences to inform her teaching and supervision of counseling students, including a doctoral minor in Women Gender and Sexuality Studies and focused experience and research in suicide prevention. Sarah values the incredible opportunity to be involved in the growth and development of counselors-in-training and the broader counseling profession at the University of Puget Sound. Outside of the classroom, she enjoys rock climbing, hiking, science and nature documentaries, curating an eclectic vinyl collection, and exploring antique malls.


Anchor Light Therapy Collective
Seattle, WA (2022 – 2023)

Lowenstein & Associations
Columbus, OH (2019 – 2022)

The Ohio State University Suicide Prevention Program
Columbus, OH (2018 – 2021)

Ohio Mentor
Westerville, OH (2018 – 2019)

Arizona State University Counseling Services
Phoenix, AZ (Intern, 2017 – 2018)


University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
M.Ed. Counseling Program
Clinical Assistant Professor (2023 – Present)


Sarah's research interests include professional and social justice identity development for counselors-in-training, counselor education and feminist pedagogy, suicide prevention, and graduate student mental health and campus support.

BA University of Hawaii at Manoa 2013
MC Arizona State University 2018
PhD Ohio State University Columbus 2022
Multicultural Counseling COUN 650-A Summer 2024
Internship COUN 659-A Summer 2024
Cognitive Behavior Therapy COUN 610-A Fall 2024
Internship School Counseling COUN 660-A Fall 2024
Mental Health Internship COUN 662-A Fall 2024
Lifespan Development PSYC 222-A Fall 2024

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