Samantha has her Master’s degree in Clinical Science and Psychopathology from Western University. She is currently completing her Ph.D. in the same program. Samantha has received training in diverse settings including London Health Sciences Centre (Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Behavioural Medicine Services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Care Program), St. Joseph’s Health Care London (Pain Management Program), Parkwood Institute (Concurrent Disorders Service), Western University (Student Development Centre), and private practice settings.
In her practice, Samantha works from a Cognitive-Behavioural perspective, and integrates elements of other treatment approaches including mindfulness-based treatments, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. She is committed to working collaboratively with clients towards their personal goals by providing a welcoming and supportive therapeutic environment that is grounded in active collaboration, respect, and a focus on clients’ strengths and capacity for resilience.
Samantha’s distinctions include Masters and Doctoral Research Awards from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and Doctoral Excellence Research Awards from Western University. Her research has focused on perfectionism, social disconnection, and psychological distress.