Samantha Dehner

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LMSW (Licensed Master Social Worker) | Supervised by Sarah Herrera, Ph.D., LCSW-S, TX License # 58829

Meet Samantha (Sam), a compassionate and dedicated licensed master social worker and TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) Practitioner. With a strong educational foundation, Sam earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Social Work from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and her Master’s degree in Social Work from Texas Christian University. Her diverse professional experience has equipped her with the skills to support individuals on their unique healing journeys.
Sam has a wealth of experience facilitating groups in outpatient programming, where she has helped clients navigate complex emotional and interpersonal challenges. Additionally, she has worked extensively with youth and their families in the juvenile justice system, utilizing the TBRI approach to foster trust, healing, and positive relationships. Sam is well-versed in working with adolescents ages 12-17 and adults 18 and up, ensuring that clients across a wide age range can benefit from her experience.

When you work with Sam, you can expect a compassionate and understanding ally who will walk alongside you on your journey toward personal growth and well-being. Her goal is to help you develop the tools and insights necessary to navigate life's challenges with greater resilience, self-awareness, and inner peace.

Sam's Counseling Approach

is eclectic and collaborative, empowering clients to actively participate in their own healing process. She skillfully integrates acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), mindfulness techniques, expressive arts, and systems theory while maintaining a humanistic perspective. Sam firmly believes that every client deserves individualized care tailored to their specific concerns and needs. She is committed to creating a nonjudgmental, authentic, trauma-informed, and inclusive environment where clients feel safe, heard, and supported.

Sam's Areas of Specialization Include:

  • Life Transitions
  • Teens/Adolescents
  • Young Adults
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self-Esteem and Self-Worth
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Self-Harm
  • Mindfulness Practice
  • LGBTQ+ Affirming

Get in touch with Sam

Call at 940-202-9431

*The phone number and email address listed above is used during office hours only (9am-7pm) for scheduling purposes and non-emergencies.

This counselor accepts Cigna/Evernorth and Aetna. This counselor is out of network for all other plans.

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