Fresh Start Life Solutions
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MT3355)
Brenna is co-founder and co-owner at Fresh Start Life Solutions. She initially began her practice as a behavioral and social-skills coach, degreed in Psychology with a B.A. from Florida Atlantic University. To continue her graduate education for the best benefit to her clients, she decided to follow up with a terminal Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. She is currently an active member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Florida.
Brenna provides a variety of individually modified wrap-around services to clients of all ages wherever there is need, locally, nationally, and internationally. Brenna regularly practices in the tri-county (specialized abroad services are available on a wait list) area at Fresh Start Life Solutions, based in Davie, Florida. She additionally provides services in-home and in-school regularly, from Dade to Palm Beach. She sees clients of all ages, with an enhanced focus in behavioral modification and social-skill acquisition, which she developed through private consulting since 2005. She incorporates those specializations in her current practice to include both traditional psychotherapy and cutting edge alternative integrative therapies for children, adolescents, families, individuals, and couples, to include a “hands-on” approach when therapeutically indicated, in experiential and natural environments such as: the home, schools, camps, etc. In addition, she provides second opinions for outside consultation and treatment coordination for hard to treat behavioral concerns.
Brenna works in collaboration with both private and public schools for in-class interventions, teacher/parent psycho-educational presentations, and behavior/social skills workshops and groups. She provides therapy, using a variety of approaches, to best meet each client's needs, such as behavioral, social, emotional, developmental, health, and adjustment issues. The concerns she treats range from mild to severe, including Toilet Training, Peers/Friendships, Parenting/Caregiver/Teacher Guidance, Organizational Deficits, Phobias, School Refusal, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Sleep disturbance, Stress management, Anxiety, Depression, Divorce, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Trauma, Sexuality Issues, Family Conflict, Anger Management, Grief, Academic Motivation, Job Acquisition, Learning Disabilities, Giftedness, Academic Placement, Addiction, Transition/Adjustment Difficulties, Eating Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, ADHD, Couples/Romantic, and successfully navigating the intrinsic complexities of any other systems or relationship dynamics. She has an additional focus in providing therapy to the equestrian community, as well as in providing complementary equine therapy services, helpful to equestrians and non-equestrians alike, based on the "Fresh Start” model, which she has co-developed with Fresh Start Life Solutions co-owner and co-founder, Alexa Snyder, MS, LMFT.
In addition to being a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Brenna is a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT), and member of the Yoga Alliance. Brenna incorporates yoga into therapy sessions for those who are looking to add a physical wellness/health component to their therapy experience, in order to enhance their mind/body connection. In addition, she provides personalized yoga sessions, one-on-one and small groups, for non-therapy clients who are looking to expand upon their existing yoga practice, or are looking to incorporate yoga into their routines to compliment their health and lifestyle goals.
Brenna Sadkin, M.S., RYT