Samantha Birtwell, M.A., LMFT

BA Hunter College

MFA Manhattanville College
MA Fairfield University

AAMFT Clinical Fellow

EMDRIA Certified EMDR Clinician






EMDR Approved Consultant

AAMFT Approved Supervisor Candidate

Rates for Supervision:

$90. for 60min for an individual

$60. pp for 90min group of 2 or more

Samantha works with individuals, families and couples coping with a wide range of issues including: marital and relationship concerns, divorce, premarital counseling, intimacy and desire issues, blended family adjustments, codependency, co-parenting, infidelity, trauma, grief, love-loss, depression, self esteem, anxiety, and life stage adjustments. Samantha has facilitated addiction and eating disorder groups as well as experiential teen adventure groups. She is also certified in EMDR which can be used to treat many persistent concerns including but not limited to PTSD, phobias, anxieties, panic attacks, attachment issues, depression, performance anxiety, love loss, chronic pain, behavioral addictions, eating disorders, past and recent trauma. Aspects of mindfulness, meditation and somatic experience are part of her approach.






“Only through our connectedness to others can we really know and enhance the self. And only through working on the self can we begin to enhance our connectedness to others.” 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Harriet Learner