• hold varying levels of specialized training in Trauma as well as perinatal mental health / PMAD (perinatal mood and anxiety disorders) and birth and pregnancy trauma

  • are private-pay only; cash, check, credit card, HSA/FSA cards are accepted forms of payment

  • are considered "out-of-network" for all insurance companies. This means that if your insurance plan allows for this type of benefit, you could qualify for reimbursement directly from your insurance company. We can assist with the necessary paperwork needed for you to submit to insurance.

  • available     Monday - Thursday 8am - 8pm                                                         Friday 8am - 6pm                                                                                          Saturday 8am - 1pm

  • allow babies to accompany moms during service delivery up to 12 months of age.

  • provide At-Home Therapy Services to moms on bedrest or otherwise confined to the home up to 12 weeks post-partum.

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Therapists at Sage Tree Therapy

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Elizabeth Lowder msw, lcsw

Founder + Lead Therapist

PHONE /  314.485.SAGE

EMAIL / elizabeth@sagetreetherapy.com

Elizabeth founded Sage Tree Therapy, LLC in 2012 to focus on working with new moms affected by birth and pregnancy trauma. She specializes in Trauma, namely Birth and Pregnancy related trauma, including Post Partum Mood Disorders and all Perinatal mental health issues including fertility challenges, infant and pregnancy loss, post-partum depression, post-partum anxiety, high-risk pregnancy, and moms on bed rest. 

 

She believes in helping moms become more authentic and self-compassionate by becoming more mindful of their feelings, values and core beliefs. Strengths-based approaches are used for all of her clients signifying Elizabeth's belief that everyone is an expert in their own life. All of Elizabeth's clinical interventions focus on the importance of self-care and empowerment. She knows you are the BEST mom for your children and understands there is no such thing as perfect parenting (good news - our kids don't even need us to be perfect!)

 

Specialized therapies include The Daring Way™, visual art techniques, Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM),  healthy sexuality / sex education, dream interpretation, and journaling with a cognitive-behavioral filter. Elizabeth also offers EMDR (Level II). 

 

Elizabeth Lowder MSW, LCSW is also an adjunct professor of Social Work at the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University and serves on the Executive Board of the Hyperemesis Education & Research Foundation as well as a Co-founder of HGMoms on Facebook. 

She co-founded Heartland PMAD Consultants, llc with Kim Martino-Sexton. As two experts in the field of perinatal peer support and mental health, Elizabeth and Kim train healthcare providers and social service agencies on how to help perinatal patients get the best care possible.

Elizabeth's love for visual art and honoring intuition is combined via Sage Tree Art, a commission-based art business that specializes in mixed media portraits. She hosts classes several times a year where participants make meaningful art and learn more about themselves in the process.

Fee for 50-minute individual therapy session for new  or returning clients: $150

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Ilene Bloom-Ellis msw, lcsw

Therapist

PHONE / 314.666.4102

EMAIL / ilene@sagetreetherapy.com

Ilene Bloom-Ellis, MSW, LCSW, has worked in the field of Social Work for over 40 years. Most recently, she served as the Clinical Director for Safe Connections, a local program providing therapy services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Ilene specializes in treating adults with issues related to domestic and sexual violence; pregnancy, parenting and adoption; workplace stressors/difficulties; and life transitions. Ilene has a strength-based approach, utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy. She focuses on mindfulness, self-care and empowerment as a means to move forward towards a happier being.

Fee for 50-minute individual therapy session: $125

Jamie DiLorenzo-Lohman lmsw

PHONE / 314.649.8467

EMAIL / Jamie@sagetreetherapy.com

As a graduate of Saint Louis University's MSW program, Jamie specializes in working with adults and adolescents that have experienced trauma. Specialized therapies include, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Jamie frequently works with clients who have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and childhood emotional and/or physical abuse.

 

Before entering the realm of therapy, Jamie taught both Special Education and ESL in Bogota Colombia and locally in St. Louis. From her time teaching English as a Second Language, ESL, Jamie specializes in working with individuals that English is not their first language and enjoys working with other cultures and backgrounds. Jamie’s time as a Special Education teacher gave her a strong commitment to advocate for individuals of all abilities, which continues her therapeutic approach. Jamie uses a person centered and collaborative approach to identify and build on one’s individual strengths with the goals of recovery, personal growth, and increased overall wellness.

 

Jamie DiLorenzo LMSW is currently under the clinical supervision of Elizabeth Lowder MSW, LCSW

Fee for 50-minute individual therapy session: $100

60-minute Assessment for new clients: $150

Jordan Ferguson lcsw

PHONE / 314.492.1513

EMAIL / Jordan@sagetreetherapy.com

Jordan specializes in working with children, adolescents, and adults with issues related to substance use, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, and parenting. Her focus is on developing a therapeutic and collaborative relationship and using evidence based practices, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness techniques, and motivational interviewing (MI) to address your concerns.

 

By viewing life through a trauma-informed lens, Jordan can assit you in developing self-awareness and insight into how your past experiences affect your mind and body. Through the development of self-compassion and empowerment in session, you are better able to utilize your strengths to better cope with change and life stressors. 

Jordan Ferguson, LMSW is currently under the clinical supervision of Elizabeth Lowder MSW, LCSW

Fee for 50-minute individual therapy session: $125

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Kelly Hall lmsw

PHONE / 314.325.4558

EMAIL / kelly@sagetreetherapy.com

Kelly Hall provides compassionate and inclusive therapy services with focus on trauma/sexual trauma, anxiety, relationships, depression, and suicide prevention. Through a trauma-informed lens, her therapy will focus on providing a safe, empowering environment to promote healing and recovery. Kelly’s therapeutic style incorporates techniques from a variety of modalities, including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy.

 

Kelly Hall also works full-time as Tele-Health Clinician with Behavioral Health Response working in suicide prevention and crisis intervention with hospitals and agencies in and out of state. Her full-time work specializes in clinical assessments and recommendations for long-term behavioral healthcare services and treatment planning.

Kelly Hall LMSW is currently under the clinical supervision of Elizabeth Lowder MSW, LCSW

Fee for 50-minute individual therapy session: $100

60-minute Assessment for new clients: $150

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Shelby Pascoe lcsw

Therapist

PHONE / 314.649.8467

EMAIL / Shelby@sagetreetherapy.com

Shelby specializes in treating mood disorders, anxiety, adjustment disorders, substance misuse and addictions, and co-occurring disorders with adults in both men and women. Specialized therapies include motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, humanistic therapy, mindfulness, and brief outcome therapy. Shelby uses a holistic, collaborative approach to identify and build on one’s individual strengths with the goals of recovery, personal growth, and increased overall wellness.

Fee for 50-minute individual therapy session: $125

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