Sara Ahola Kohut is a clinical health psychologist and researcher at the Hospital for Sick Children. She holds appointments within the SickKids Research Institute as well as both the Department of Psychiatry and Institutes for Medical Science at the University of Toronto. Clinically, Dr. Ahola Kohut works exclusively with children and adolescents living with chronic disease and their families. Her program works exclusively with children and adolescents living with chronic disease and covers two main foci: 1. building meaningful peer and social supports and 2. mindfulness-based approaches to living with chronic disease (exploring both mechanisms and interventions). Dr. AholaKohut’s work also capitalizes on innovative approaches via the Internet to improve access to resources and interventions. 

Sara’s creative healing: being outdoors, hiking, meditation, massage, mindful walking and eating, singing bowls, listening to music, saunas, and snuggling with her kids