Samantha Olson ACMHC

Samantha Olson earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2011 and her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Westminster College in 2018. Samantha has worked in various mental health settings, from assisting in research projects at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland to conducting ABA therapy and group therapy with kids struggling with autism in Salt Lake City. Samantha began working at Center for Change in 2014 and is extremely passionate about working with those who have eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and trauma related to attachment, domestic violence, and/or substance abuse. She is committed to advocating for her patients and customizing treatment to meet their current needs. Samantha works from an empowerment-based model, addressing feminist and multicultural issues using CBT, ACT, and mindfulness techniques. Samantha is trained in EMDR and in working with domestic violence perpetrators and victims through UADVT; she is also excited to begin her Gottman Training in September 2019 to further her capacity in conducting couple’s therapy.