Increasing or rediscovering intimacy • working through issues of fidelity, jealousy and trust • overcoming communication barriers • pre-marital counseling • navigating life transitions • finding safety in vulnerability • polyamory
Self identification • transition into early adulthood, middle age and senior years • personal growth and exploration • transitions from coupled life to single life • anxiety and depression management • applied mindfulness • trauma • early childhood abuse • self harm • eating disorders
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Support
Coming out • couples therapy • family support • exploration of gender identity • Relationship support • same-sex / transgender / poly parenting • navigating and defining polyamory and/or bisexuality • gender transitioning (from pre-action to HRT to SRS and beyond) • assistance with transitioning documents for HRT or SRS
I am available for consultation or to present workshops on:
Current Transgender Issues
to schools, churches, organizations and groups on a contract basis. Please CONTACT ME and let me know what your needs and hopes are. I have served on expert panels presenting to counseling students speaking about Transgender Issues and how best to meet transgender clients as a counselor and have provided ongoing workshops to private schools and martial arts schools teaching students how to apply mindfulness in their every day lives.
RATES & INSURANCE
Individual Sessions: $105 per 60-minute session
Couples and Family Sessions: $155 per 90-minute session
Typically, I reserve 90-minute sessions for families and couples and 60-minute sessions for individuals.
Housecalls: Add $20 more per session for housecalls (within the Portland-Metro area and provided on a case-by-case basis)
Skype or Online Therapy: Provided on a case-by-case basis. Please inquire by EMAIL to find out if Online/Skype sessions are available to you (laws vary depending on your state or country of residence).
I am currently accepting new clients. CLICK HERE to contact me to make an appointment.
I accept cash, checks, (made payable to Jennifer D. Samsom), and credit cards (Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express). I can process credit card payments in the office at the time of your appointment. Payment is due at the time service is provided.
Insurance: I currently am an in-network provider for:
Regence Blue Cross / Blue Shield, United Healthcare and Providence. Please contact me to explore your benefits and coverage.
I do open my schedule up from time-to-time to sliding scale clients. Currently, all of those slots are full and I am not accepting sliding scale clients at the present time. If you require sliding scale rates, please still contact me. I may be able to assist you in creative scheduling that could meet your financial needs or provide you with referrals to colleagues who are accepting sliding scale clients.
If you do not show up for your scheduled therapy appointment, and/or you have not notified me at least 24 hours in advance, you will be required to pay for the missed appointment.
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