BSocSc(Psych)(Hons), Grad Dip Psych, BA-BCom
Samantha is a Provisional Psychologist, working with Thrive Psychology since 2016. Following her graduation from Charles Sturt University with Honours in Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) in 2016, Samantha began working in Psychology and Occupational Rehabilitation in Wagga Wagga. Samantha previously completed a double degree from University of Wollongong, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management). Samantha is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and is a committee member of the APS Riverina Branch Committee.
Upon completion of her degree, Samantha worked in Sydney in Human Resources which included recruitment and remuneration for a Big Four Financial Services firm. Samantha also has six years of experience volunteering as a crisis support worker with Lifeline.
Samantha began Psychology with the interest in aiding people to find lasting ways of coping and achieving overall wellbeing in their lives. Samantha draws upon the theoretical foundations of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, mindfulness, goal setting and change management. Samantha is interested in psychological issues of depression, anxiety, child and adolescent concerns and resilience.