SAMANTHA (SAM) SAVAGE
MS, NCC, LAPC
Samantha received her Bachelor degree in Psychology from Kennesaw State University and her Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Brenau University. She is currently working under the supervision of Teresa Woodruff, LPC, ATR-BC, CPCS. Her clinical experience includes working with children, teens, and adults (ages 3 to 40) in multiple settings providing individual, family, and group counseling, as well as, psychological assessment.
Samantha has a passion for working with children and teens. She has focused her work on helping others learn coping skills for anxiety, manage depression, improve prosocial behaviors, improve self-esteem, manage mood disorders and manage anger. She also has worked with children and families in crisis and those who have experienced trauma or grief.
Samantha has completed extensive research in eating disorders, positive body image, and healthy habits. She feels passionately about helping young girls and women appreciate their bodies and learn to love themselves for their positive characteristics. She helps her clients recognize their inner strengths and resiliency to improve self-esteem, reduce negative self-talk, and find motivation. Samantha combines creative forms of therapy and incorporates art into many sessions, using Positive Psychology as well as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.