Who We Are 


Doctor of Psychology

Dr. Sara Gilman co-founded Coherence Associates Inc. with the mission of providing the best possible treatment for clients within a collaborative professional team environment. As Clinical Director she provides guidance and 30 years of experience to her ever-growing team of clinical associates.

As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Sara loves working with individuals, couples, and families to help them thrive during difficult life experiences. 

Dr. Gilman, being a former firefighter/EMT, has a passion for working with first responders and supporting agencies. She is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) and can help with any situation with a variety of methods. 

An athlete herself, Sara has a unique talent for working with athletes, performers, and business professionals. She can improve the consistency of peak performance and strengthen mental toughness. Through evidence based treatments in sports and performance psychology she has worked with olympic level athletes in:

Triathlons - Martial Arts - Gymnastics - Baseball - Cycling - Swimming - Basketball - Soccer

Specializes in:

  • EMDR

  • PTSD

  • Trauma

  • Addiction

  • Self Care

  • HeartMath

  • Brain Spotting

  • Peak Performance Training

Trained/Certified in:

  • Forensic Traumatology

  • Neuro-linguistic Programming

  • Master Practitioner

  • Master Hypnotherapist

  • Professional Executive Coach 

  • HeartMath Practitioner

  • EMDR Therapy Consultant

  • Sports & Performance Psychology

  • Heart Math 

Master of Science in Clinical Psychology​

Doctor of Clinical Psychology 


Meet Dr. Gilman


Enjoying my love and passion for cycling

Coastal North County Office - Corporate Office 
6183 Paseo Del Norte, Suite 140 Carlsbad, CA 92011

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