Samantha is a clinical therapist, who obtained a Master in Counselling Psychology from Western University. She completed her undergraduate degree in psychology and criminal justice.
She has a deep passion for working with individuals with concurrent disorders and has researched improving continuity in care using evidence-based practices and client-centred approaches. Samantha is passionate about client advocacy and adopts an anti-oppressive, trauma-informed approach in her clinical work.
Samantha’s training and experience include working with post-secondary students, adults, and families who wish to increase their resiliency and heal from addiction, anxiety and depression, trauma, and loss. Samantha has also supported individuals through life transitions, identity development, and feeling a greater sense of belonging and connectedness.
Samantha adopts an integrated therapeutic approach, using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Solution-Focused modalities. Samantha aligns with her clients and bears witness to their lived experience, emphasizing strength, resiliency, and self-compassion.