Our Team: Counselors

Samantha VanBuskirk, MSW, LSW

Licensed Social Worker

Samantha is a licensed social worker who earned her Master of Social Work from West Chester University. Samantha earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Religious Studies from Susquehanna University. Since then, she has worked in hospice care, school based therapy and inpatient behavioral health. Samantha has worked with individuals experiencing complicated grief, anxiety, depression and eating disorders, amongst other areas. She has experience working with individuals and group environments, providing therapy to adolescents, adults, and family units. Samantha utilizes a strengths-based person-centered approach in efforts to align with individuals. Her goal is to collaborate with clients in efforts to create a safe space to promote insight and personal growth and healing on their journey related to their mental health.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Change Through Compassion Spring WorkshopMarch 31 - May 26

The eight-week online workshop provides participants with the opportunity to gain experience in mindfulness and self-compassion practices.

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Sea Glass GalaMay 5

Enjoy an evening of live music, dinner and raffle items at Bent Creek Country Club on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at 5 p.m., and support Samaritan in subsidizing fees for individuals, families and children who have little or no financial resources.

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Change Through Compassion Core Skills IntensiveJuly 14 - July 22

The summer Change Through Compassion Core Skills Intensive provides participants with an introduction to the practices of mindfulness & self-compassion.

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