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Sarah Sense-Wilson

Tulalip Tribes Problem Gambling Coordinator

Tulalip Behavioral Wellness Center

Sarah Sense-Wilson serves as Tulalip Tribes Problem Gambling Coordinator at Tulalip Behavioral Wellness Center. Sarah has worked in Tulalip for the past nine years. Prior to her role at Tulalip, she worked in Suquamish and in Seattle area as a clinician in various capacities. She is a certified Gambling supervisor and is cofounder of the Problem Gambling Intertribal Providers Coalition. Sarah has assisted in co-developing problem gambling services and programs in tribal communities throughout the region. Sarah is highly motivated to expand, improve and implement effective strategies for restoring wellness and health for those impacted by problem gambling. Sarah’s educational background includes a bachelor of arts in Political Science, UW 1999, Chemical Dependency License 2004, and she completed her master of arts degree in Applied Psychology from Antioch University in 2010. Sarah is a Washington State licensed Mental Health Counselor, and a certified Problem Gambling Counselor. She has worked in the chemical dependency field for over twenty years, specializing in both family and couples counseling. Sarah and her partner Mark Peltier have one daughter who is enrolled at North Dakota State University Doctorate in Indigenous Health program. Sarah’s most important role is grandmother “Unci” to her ‘Takoja’ grandson Waylin.

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