Dr. Samuels works with evidence based methods, which change depending on the specific issues. Specifically, Dr. Samuels uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness training, and Interpersonal Therapy.
She specializes in:
- Life transitions
- Grief and loss
- Eating disorders
- Children of addicts
- Sexual dysfunction
- Pre and postpartum issues
- Fertility issues
- LGBT, with particular emphasis of trans (working with individuals and family members of)
- Kink and poly aware
Dr. Samuels works with couples at various stages in their relationship. She has worked with couples preparing to live together, to get married, to have children, and to divorce. In all situations, she facilitates changes in the relationship by helping the couple hear the emotional needs underlying conversations. Dr. Samuels uses the most current efficacious, evidence based method, Emotionally Focused Therapy.
Dr. Samuels works with families to communicate better and engage in stronger attachments. She works with adult children and their parents in addition to younger children.
Dr. Samuels runs groups for adults and teens. Groups include:
- Managing Anxiety
- Social Anxiety
- Postpartum Support
- General Support Group
Contact Dr. Samuels for current offerings.
Executive Coaching and Career Coaching
Dr. Samuels has a business background. She has worked in public companies, start ups, non profits, and has even owned small businesses. She has personally experienced career change and can help guide through the difficult transition this entails. She also has experience helping managers become better suited to their roles and uses organizational psychology as a tool. Fees are assessed depending on project.