Sam Caurdy, MSCP, provides online counseling services to individuals, couples, and families. Sam’s expertise spans adjustment disorders, anxiety, attention deficit disorder, depression, and mood disorders, as well as substance use, relationship conflict, family conflict, and parenting difficulties.
Sam has an emphatic and patient approach that provides a supportive environment that nurtures open, honest dialogue. He seeks to understand the whole person and help them use their inherent strengths to achieve goals. Sam enjoys the process of building trusting relationships and being a part of the client’s growth and success. Sam uses empirically supported therapy modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Client Centered Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.
Education and Experience
Sam earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Washington and Jefferson College. Growing up in a family of teachers, Sam developed a passion for the satisfaction in helping others learn and grow. He enrolled in Chatham University’s Master of Science of Counseling Psychology and learned to become a patient, well-rounded therapist. Sam completed his clinical work at JADE Wellness Center of Pittsburgh.
Sam has served in a variety of roles in medical and mental healthcare settings. During his time at Washington and Jefferson College he completed an internship as a Health Coach and Certified Nurse Assistant with Allegheny Health Network. He worked as a Behavioral Health Coordinator at The Being Well Center, a private practice focusing on attention deficit disorders and related co-morbidities. Sam has recently served as an Intake Engagement Specialist at Familylinks, a community based mental healthcare outpatient clinic.
Hobbies and Interests
Sam enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends and participating in outdoor activities such as golfing and hiking. A former collegiate athlete, Sam enjoys coaching youth soccer. Sam likes to cook and can always be found in the kitchen honing his culinary skills.
“Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves.”
— Mahatma Gandhi
How to Get Started
Sam provides online counseling only. You can reach us at 412-322-2129 or contact us here to schedule an appointment with Sam.