Therapist in San Marcos, California Samantha Shields, Therapist

License: LMFT

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in San Marcos, California Samantha Shields, LMFT

Samantha Shields, LMFT

Samantha Shields treats patients starting at 3 year old.
Samantha Shields is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University in 2001 and her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of San Diego. Her years of experience in outpatient and inpatient settings have included individuals, families, couples, children and teens. Her clinical experience and areas of interest encompass depression, anxiety, panic disorder, women’s issues, maternal adjustment, relationship issues, infidelity, premarital counseling, body image issues, compulsive eating, adjustment difficulties, family transitions, and grief/loss.

She works collaboratively with the client, supporting them in ultimately creating a balance between mind, body and spirit. Her innate desire is to help individuals and families create change that leads to more fulfilling and healthier lives.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Scripps Health Plan
  • Sharp Health Plan

Interventions

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Samantha Shields. You can also call 858-279-1223 to have someone assist you.

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