Samantha Shields, LMFT

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adult & Pediatric

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.

Specialties

  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry

Locations

San Marcos, CA
300 Rancheros Dr, Suite 130
San Marcos, CA 92069-2968
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