Samantha Parker

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA

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Verified by Psychology Today
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Samantha Parker

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Location

1100 West Lake Cook Road
Suite 210
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 503-9740
Offers online therapy

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Additional Location

2551 North Clark Street
suite 300
Chicago, IL 60614
(847) 503-9740

About

Samantha completed her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University. She has experience working with individuals dealing with numerous psychological illnesses. She has spent the last twenty-two years working at Catholic Charities Older Adult Services in Chicago. Samantha also has experience providing individual, group, couples and family therapy in a private practice setting. She strives to help clients overcome emotional challenges by utilizing evidence-based therapies that are tailored to meet clients’ in individual needs.
Samantha is an enthusiastic and dedicated clinician who believes feeling stuck is a part of being human. She uses a strength-based approach to help clients grow, reflect, and heal. Samantha strives to create a judgement-free safe space where people can feel comfortable being their genuine selves. Samantha’s therapeutic style is nurturing and nonjudgmental.
Her therapy style includes viewing clients from a systemic perspective while using Narrative and Solution-focused techniques. Her clinical interests include depression, anxiety, mood disorders, people recovering from past traumas, those who are facing changes in life stage, grief and loss, and people who are looking for guidance in finding their true self.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: Illinois / 208.000987

Endorsements

Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD

Location

1100 West Lake Cook Road
Suite 210
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 503-9740
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

2551 North Clark Street
suite 300
Chicago, IL 60614
(847) 503-9740
Specialties
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Family Conflict
  • Parenting
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 6 Apr 2022
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Samantha Parker

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA