16+ years of experience
Adult | Child | Family | Marriage | Teen
She has extensive experience with working adults who are experiencing issues of Depression; Couples Challenges; Parenting Challenges; family instability; Anxiety; Trauma; Panic; Sexual Abuse; Relationship Issues; First Episode Psychosis and other psychosocial issues that seem to affect their general well-being.
She is a very skilled Family Therapist who has supported families experiencing intense conflict to achieve their goals.
She also has extensive experience working with children and adolescents with various diagnosis including Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Learning Disability; Sexual Abuse and Asperger’s Syndrome.
Her clinical approach and interventions include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Narrative Therapy; Behavior Modification; Family Systems Therapy, Brief Solution Oriented Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis; Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia; Emotion Focused Therapy; Christian Counselling and other forms of intervention tools that would best meet the needs of the clients being served.
Samantha has a passion to help people live the lives they desire and experience joy!
- Conduct Disorder
- Parenting challenges
- Children (6 to 10)
- Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
- Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
- Cognitive Behavioral
- Culturally Sensitive
- Narrative Therapy
- Emotion Focused Therapy
- Solution Focused Brief
Samantha holds a clinical Master of Social Work degree from The University of Toronto. In addition, she has training in areas including, Couple and Family Therapy, Anger Management, Trauma Focused Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Grief Therapy; Solution Focused Therapy; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for First Episode Psychosis; Recovery Oriented Therapy for Schizophrenia .
She is a registered Psychotherapist with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers and is featured on PsychologyToday.com