Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Jarvie

Meet Dr. Sarah Jarvie

Degrees and Experience
  • Ed.D., Counselor Education and Supervision (University of Cincinnati)
  • M.A., Mental Health Counseling (University of Cincinnati)
  • B.A., Psychology (Taylor University)
  • National certified counselor
Biography and Professional Achievements

Dr. Sarah (Haney) Jarvie is a full-time faculty member and teaches online. She joined the CCU family in 2015 teaching at the Colorado Springs center and transitioned to online faculty in 2019.

Jarvie is a licensed counselor in Colorado. She has a background in community mental health and private practice. Clinically, she has worked with children, adolescents, and adults. She is a Certified Synergetic Play Therapist and Certified Daring Way facilitator (based on the work and research of Dr. Brené Brown). Jarvie seeks to help both students and clients develop shame resiliency skills as well as daily practices to transform the way they live.

Jarvie has a passion for global mental health and raising awareness of mental health issues around the world through her speaking, teaching, and research. She loves teaching and mentoring students in their journey to becoming competent counselors.

Additionally, she is the faculty advisor for CCU's chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, the international honor society of professional counseling and for professional counselors.

Jarvie has presented internationally, nationally, and regionally.

Select Presentations
  • Metz, C. & Jarvie, S.H. (2020, November). Understanding Wellness in Higher Education Faculty: A Comparison of Learning Environments. Presentation at the Ashford University Teaching and Learning Online Conference.
  • Jarvie, S.H. & Metz, C. (2020, April). Do we Practice What We Preach? An Exploration of Wellness. Presentation at the Technology, Colleges, and Community (TCC) Online Conference.
  • Metz, C. & Jarvie, S.H. (2020, April). Humanistic Approach to Online Education. Presentation at the Technology, Colleges, and Community (TCC) Online Conference.
  • Philip, S., Park, J., Jarvie, S.H., Cassellius, P., & Burkhart, R. (2019, July). Teaching Value Sensitive Counseling Strategies in Faith-based Institutions. Presentation at the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC) Conference, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Jarvie, S.H. & Goris, A. (2019, May). Practical Applications of Teaching Counseling in Nigeria: Lessons Learned from Cultural Immersion. Presentation at the Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.
  • Jarvie, S.H. & Metz, C. (2018, October). Counseling and the Written Word. Accepted Presentation at the Rocky Mountain Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (RMACES) Conference, Park City, UT.
  • Jarvie, S.H. (2017, July). The Role of Mental Health in Pastoral Care. Invited Presentation at West Africa Theological Seminary, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Miller, S., Rothman, J., Ciaravolo, B. & Haney, S.E. (2012). "Embedding Action Evaluation in an Interfaith Program for Youth." In J. Rothman (Ed.), From Identity-Based Conflict to Identity-based Cooperation: The ARIA Approach in Theory and Practice. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Simmons, J. & Jarvie, S.H. (2020, Spring/Summer). Comparing the Principles of Adlerian Psychology and Synergetic Play Therapy. Playground Magazine: A Publication of the Canadian Association for Play Therapy, 13-16.