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Sara Kliger

Upper School Mental Health & Wellness Counselor

Sara Kliger is the Mental Health & Wellness Counselor at the Upper School. She brings many years of experience working with children, families, and educators. Prior to Bank Street, Sara worked as a community school director and mental health supervisor in New York City Department of Education schools. Before becoming a therapist, Sara was a performer, working as an actor and a singer. Although Sara’s work as a performer has shifted, she still loves the theater and makes a point to see as many shows as possible every year. Sara loves to cook and explore the city, where she always hopes to find another amazing restaurant to try. She also enjoys going upstate with her family where she can take some time to rest, go on hikes, and immerse herself in nature.

Educational Background

Skidmore College, BS, Theatre
California Institute of Integral Studies, MA, Counseling Psychology with a Concentration in Drama Therapy & Marriage and Family Therapy