Desiree Cannon Sayre, LCSW

Preferred Name: Desiree

Online Therapy

About Me

I am a licensed clinical social worker/psychotherapist who has been practicing since 2015. She graduated from the University of Southern California and specializes in trauma both small Trauma and big Trauma as well as anxieties, depression, anger, ADHD, weight loss, sleep issues, grief, OCD, OCPD, relationship conflict, life transitions and non-epileptic seizures. I believe in a holistic approach to therapy and integrate behavioral health changes with evidence based interventions.

Education & Experience

University of Southern California (USC) MSW. I am a trained EMDR therapist. I plan to complete my certification this month with EMDRIA. I also have extensive training in CBT, ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy); CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy), PCMHI (Primary Care Mental Health Integration) and Mindfulness.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations


Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veteran Center
  • Veterans/Military


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealth