Sam

Sam ParkerSam Parker, ACSW, LCSW, CEAP
sparker@tlc-counseling.com
Therapist / Life Transitions Specialist
336-288-9190 ext. 8

Sam has had a long career as a Social Worker. His commitment to helping people heal and grow from personal and family crises has taken him in many directions, from managing human service non-profits like Triad Health Project, an HIV/AIDS service organization, and Family Abuse Services, a domestic violence service agency, to providing direct therapy and treatment to families and individuals.

Sam became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker after getting his MSW from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989. He has provided family, group, individual counseling to a variety of clients in various clinical settings since then. He has been a professor in the UNCG/NC A&T Social Work Program, specializing in Mental Health and Families in Crisis.

Sam has skills in using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Brief Solution-Oriented Therapy, Family Therapy, or other appropriate interventions when working with people suffering from depression, anxiety, trauma, and other family crises. Sam is proficient at Crisis Intervention techniques and Trauma-Focused Treatment. He has worked with individuals who have experienced child abuse, domestic violence, and other forms of trauma throughout his career. These types of problems co-exist with grief and loss and significant relationship issues.

Sam’s goal is always to provide a safe and therapeutic environment for the client to begin their journey of healing.

Accepted Insurance Plans:

    • Aetna
    • BCBS
    • Champ VA
    • Humana
    • LifeSynch
    • MedCost
    • Medicare
    • Out of Network Benefits








Hours:

    • Monday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 10:00am – 7:00pm
    • Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Ages:

    • All Ages

Sam has special interest and training in the following areas:

    • Crisis Intervention
    • Family Therapy
    • Step-Family Issues
    • Couples Counseling
    • Stress Reduction and Management Techniques
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    • Healing from Child Abuse
    • Management Consulting
    • Clinical Supervision