Samantha Shankin

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LLMSW

Verified by Psychology Today
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(248) 206-3083

Samantha Shankin

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LLMSW

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Counseling Centers of Michigan
7300 Dixie Highway
Clarkston, MI 48346
(248) 206-3083
Offers online therapy

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About

Samantha received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Wayne State University and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Oakland University. Samantha has extensive experience working with children and adolescence, specifically those who have special needs, mental illness, and at-risk behavior. Samantha specializes in anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, self-esteem, school difficulties, FASD, divorce, social anxiety, and communication skills. Samantha also has experience working with parents of children with these difficulties, couples, and individual adults that struggle with the same issues.
Samantha utilizes play therapy and cognitive behavior therapy, as well as an array of other techniques while also taking a solutions and strengths focused approach. Samantha believes that creating and fostering a trusting, honest, and positive relationship is vital in a successful therapeutic relationship.

Finances

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cofinity | First Health
  • HAP | Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • McLaren
  • Priority Health
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
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Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 3 Years
  • License: Michigan / 6851104501
  • School: Wayne State University
  • Year Graduated: 2019

Location

Counseling Centers of Michigan
7300 Dixie Highway
Clarkston, MI 48346
(248) 206-3083
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Counties
Zips
Specialties
  • Child
  • Parenting
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)

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Last Modified: 15 Jul 2022
Photo of Samantha Shankin, LLMSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Clarkston
Samantha Shankin

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LLMSW