Sara Ranssi (formerly Sara Hegge) is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with 15 years of experience working in the deaf community. She provides culturally and language specific mental health services for deaf, deaf/blind and hard of hearing youth (birth to age 22). Sara received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She then earned a MA in Deafness Rehabilitation Counseling from Northern Illinois University, working in adult mental health, before going on to get her MSW from the University of Minnesota and finding her true passion working with children and adolescents.
Sara played basketball in college and still enjoys playing today. Sara’s other interests include yoga, restoring old furniture and hiking in the mountains.