Sarah (Lindeman) Root, Child Psychologist (Provisional)

Dr. Sarah (Lindeman) Root
Dr. Sarah (Lindeman) RootProvisionally Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Sarah (Lindeman) Root is a provisionally licensed psychologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and families. She provides comprehensive assessment services to assess cognitive, adaptive, academic, behavioral, and emotional functioning for children, adolescents, and young adults.

Dr. (Lindeman) Root employs a variety of evidence-based treatment for individuals and families that address disruptive behavior in young children, various presentations of anxiety, depression, and social skills deficits, among other concerns. She most often uses a cognitive-behavioral approach and strategies to incorporate health, fitness, and other whole-body wellness intervention to reduce distress and improve the day-to-day lives of children and families.

Dr. (Lindeman) Root typically includes parents and/or caregivers in treatment, as well as other relevant parties as necessary to assist children and families in meeting their treatment goals.

For an appointment in the Conway or North Little Rock office, use the button below, or chat with a staff member at the bottom of the page.

  • Counseling & Behavioral Therapy

  • Parenting Support

  • Group Therapy

  • Psychological & Developmental Testing

  • Psych-educational Testing

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Dr. (Lindeman) Root's Resume

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
    August 2019, University of Central Arkansas

  • Master of Science in Mental Health  Counseling 
    August 2016, University of Central Arkansas

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    Minors in Honor College Interdisciplinary Skills and Family & Consumer Sciences                                                                                                                  May 2011, University of Central Arkansas


  • ArPA, Arkansas Psychological Association

  • APA, American Psychological Association

  • APA, Society of Counseling Psychology, Division 17

  • APA, Psychologists in Public Service, Division 18


  • Nolan, J., Lindeman, S., & Varghese, F. (2018). Mobile app interventions for military children and adolescents: Implications for practice and research. Psychological Services

  • Maragakis, A., Lindeman, S., & Nolan, J. (2018). Evidence based and intensityspecific services in the integrated care setting: Ethical considerations for a developing field. Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice, 18(4), 425-435.

  • Lindeman, S., Nolan, J., & Maragakis, A. (2018). The epidemiology of medical diseases and associated behavioral risk factors. Chapter in Behavioral medicine and integrated care: Efficient delivery of the most effective treatment. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

  • Lindeman, S. & Maragakis, A. (2018). Obesity. In Maragakis, A. & O’Donohue, W.T. (Eds.). Principle-Based Stepped Care and Brief Psychotherapy for Integrated Care Settings. New York: Springer Publishing Company

  • Maragakis, A., Nolan, J., & Lindeman, S. (2017). Adding a Functional utility score to the evaluation of behavioral health screens in integrated care settings: What’s all the FUS about? Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 6(2), 226-229. doi: 10.106/j.jcbs.2017.04.008

  • Lindeman, S., Umland, D., Anderson, E., & Hufstedler, A. (2015). Test bank for: Psychology: The science of who we are. Fountainhead Press: Southlake, TX.

Speaking and Presenting

  • Lindeman, S.M. (2017). TF-CBT Case Presentation. Case presented at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Advanced Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training.

  • Lindeman, S.M. (2016). Predicting delayed discounting: Examining the potential of demographic and survey prediction strength. Talk presented at the annual conference of the Southwestern Psychological Association.

  • Lindeman, S.M. (2016). Predicting delayed discounting: Examining the potential of demographic and survey prediction strength. Poster presented at the 15th annual conference of the Arkansas Mental Health Counselors Association.

  • Lindeman, S.M. (2018). Do Benzodiazepines reduce the effectiveness of exposure therapy for PTSD? Workshop presented at Centerstone of Florida

  • Lindeman, S.M. (2017). Evidence based mobile apps. Workshop presented at the University of Central Arkansas

  • Horn, H. L., & Lindeman, S.M. (2017). Mindfulness in practice. Workshop presented at the University of Central Arkansas.

  • Lindeman, S.M. (2016). Headache treatment: An integrative approach. Three-hour workshop presented at the University of Central Arkansas.

  • Root, J. R., Lindeman, S.M., & Nolan, J. (2016). Acceptance and commitment therapy. Three-hour workshop presented at the University of Central Arkansas

About Us

Arkansas Families First is a multidisciplinary behavioral health care group that offers a variety of health services for children, teens and families in Central Arkansas. Our group of independently practicing providers strive to provide the best, most comprehensive care that modern psychology, psychiatry, counseling, and other disciplines have to offer.


Arkansas Families First is devoted to unlocking the full potential of children and families. We utilize the latest research and the most skilled providers in the service of improving people’s lives. We strive to empower parents and to integrate multiple disciplines in the building of strong families and healthy children.

Our Promise

We take a strengths-based approach utilizing the latest evidence-based treatments and include parents in all aspects of treatment and assessment. We'll find the service and the provider that best fits your family. With our growing list of clinicians, if you are not satisfied with your provider or services will help you make the necessary changes.