Samantha Strader, M.Ed., NCC

Schedule an Appointment - 629-777-4624 or E-mail - Appointment Times Available - Monday and Tuesday afternoons as well as Saturdays. 

Fees - $100 per clinical hour (50 minutes) - She offers a sliding scale on a case-by-case basis.

Clinical Specialties - Samantha has completed extensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, incorporating mindfulness and interpersonal skill development for her clients. She also had training in various trauma-informed theories, including TFCBT (Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), ARC (Attachment, Regulation, and Competency) to work with family systems experiencing trauma, and Seeking Safety which addresses co-occurring trauma and substance abuse issues.  




Samantha takes a strengths-based approach to counseling and is action-oriented. She creates a safe space for her clients to share their unique stories, resiliency strategies, and growth potentials. She believes in building on existing strengths, and creating new paths to create more meaningful relationships and deeper self awareness for her clients. Above all, she believes that hope, happiness, and peace are possible for all people and is honored to walk with people on the journey of healing.  

Samantha has a Masters degree in Human Development Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health from Vanderbilt University. She is a National Certified Counselor currently seeking state licensure. She has worked for many years in the mental health field, including 5 years as a Crisis Counselor at the Weaver Domestic Violence shelter working with families, adults, and children. Samantha has experience and training working with survivors of various traumas, people working through addiction issues, and people experiencing grief and loss. Her clients include families, couples, individuals, and children. Samantha is dedicated to non-discrimination and advocacy for all her clients.