Samantha completed her master’s in counselling psychology at Yorkville University. Prior to this, she attended the University of Guelph where she completed a degree in psychology and criminal justice. While at Guelph, Samantha was an intern in the Child Development Research Unit (CDRU) where she found her interest working with children and youth.
Samantha utilizes a personalized, hands-on approach to promote learning and growth. She incorporates cognitive behavioural (CBT), dialectical behavioural (DBT), narrative, emotion focused and solution focused therapy into her sessions. Samantha spent her youth playing competitive soccer and lacrosse, now she spends her free time playing intramural sports with her friends and trying new recipes in the kitchen.
Samantha commonly works with clients whose primary concerns include:
- Grief & Loss
- Low Mood & Depression
- Life Transitions / Changes
- Self-Esteem & Confidence
- Eating Disorders
- Peer Relationships and Relationship Building
- Parent Support