Author & Psychologist

Dr. Sarah Michaud


Dr. Sarah Michaud is a clinical psychologist who has worked in the field of addiction, recovery, and codependency for over thirty years. She began her career at a well-known psychiatric hospital outside of Boston and helped create the rehab program for a new residential center. Having achieved her own sobriety from alcohol and cocaine since 1984, Sarah brings her experience, education, and expertise to working with people and groups who struggle with difficult relationships and addiction. She is known for her sense of humor and direct approach to treatment. 

Dr. Sarah Michaud is the author of the book CoCrazy: One Psychologist’s Recovery from Codependency and Addiction Memoir and Manual to Freedom. Her latest adventure is co-hosting the YouTube channel Leaving CrazyTown with her friend Finn, a sober transgender attorney. They discuss serious and difficult topics with a sense of humor. She believes sobriety is about living your best life, finding peace, and experiencing joy. Finding freedom from addiction and codependent relationships allows you to find that joy.

In Her Own Words

From Dr. Sarah

My Mission

I am committed to supporting and inspiring individuals on their journey to discover their inner wisdom, strength, and authentic voice. My aim is to cultivate nurturing and fulfilling relationships where individuals can embrace joy, peace, and deep connections.


I strive to assist individuals in healing themselves from codependent belief systems, emotional expressions, and behaviors that veer them away from their true selves. I believe that true freedom blossoms when we can confidently speak up for ourselves, express emotions without reactivity, and lead lives that resonate with our authentic essence.

a memoir & manual of freedom


One Psychologist’s Recovery from Codependency and Addiction

$14.95 +S&H ($3.25)

@LeavingCrazyTown YouTube

Welcome to Leaving Crazy Town, a YouTube channel created by Dr. Sarah Michaud and Finn Allen dedicated to helping individuals navigate the ups and downs of life, including the struggle with codependency. Through their personal experiences and expertise in mental health, they offer unfiltered insights and strategies to help viewers overcome the challenges associated with codependency and lead more fulfilling lives.


Their videos cover topics such as anxiety, depression, relationships, self-improvement, and much more, including codependency. This channel is for anyone looking for guidance and motivation to improve their mental health, relationships, and overall well-being, especially those affected by codependency. Join the Leaving Crazy Town community today and take the first step towards a happier and healthier life, free from the negative impacts of codependency. 



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Co-Crazy Resources

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The Sober Curator

Join Sarah and Finn as they explore the real-life challenges of ‘Leaving CrazyTown’ as a new feature on The Sober Curator, a lifestyle resource for those seeking content related to recovery or a zero-proof lifestyle.

Co-Crazy Making Headlines


Royal Dragonfly Book Award

In the News

Sentinel & Enterprise

Sarah discusses her new book with news reporter Danielle Ray of the Sentinel & Enterprise.

“Bolton native publishes ‘Co-Crazy: One Psychologist’s Recovery from Codependency and Addiction’”


NYC Big Book Award Winner

In their own words...

Jane D.

“Sarah Michaud’s book on codependency gives me real solutions and ways of healing.  I am truly grateful to her for writing the most helpful book out there on codependency.”

Erin X.

“Sarah’s ‘warrior’ style is authentic and empowering – I’ve left suffering behind and discovered incredible freedom.”

Finn E. A.

“Forever grateful to Dr. Michaud for the personal examples, the instruction and the levity provided in her book. I like coming home to myself.”

Eileen H.

“Sarah has helped me clean the glasses of my life so I can recognize that I have choices. Each day brings more excitement for my life and what the future holds.”


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