Samantha Sears, LCSW

teletherapy: illinois

Samantha Sears is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in overcoming anxiety, weight/body image challenges, depression, addiction, relationship building and enrichment, post-traumatic stress disorder, self-esteem enhancement, and stress management.

Samantha attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison to receive her bachelors in Psychology, and received her Masters in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. She believes in a comprehensive, collaborative approach with her clients and greatly emphasizes the importance of a safe, warm and trusting therapeutic relationship and environment. She finds no greater pleasure than helping her clients achieve a sense of balance and overall well-being.

Samantha utilizes psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused approaches so that clients can develop both the personal insight and skills to live the most rewarding, authentic life possible.

Areas of Interest

Anxiety/Social Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Body Image/Size, Depression, Grief/Loss, Identity/Self-Esteem, Marriage/Relationships, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma

Urban Balance prioritizes the safety of our clients and staff and will provide teletherapy counseling services.