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Therapist in San Marcos, California,
Samantha Shields, LMFT

Provider Type: Therapist

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 0-65+

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.

Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Midlife Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Sleep Disorders/Insomnia

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Shield of CA
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Kaiser NorCal
  • Kaiser SoCal
  • Magellan
  • MHN
  • MultiPlan
  • Optum
  • Sharp

Languages

  • English

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