Christy Samms, LPCC-S

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

Christy Samms is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor (LPCC-S) who seeks to help clients of all ages find emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical wellbeing. She uses a developmental approach to assist clients in increasing awareness of underlying causes to current functioning. She works with clients to develop treatment plans based upon their unique goals. She offers day and evening appointments in a convenient, accessible location in Lorain, Ohio. Christy works with adolescents, adults, couples, and families on topics including depression and mood-related disorders, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, conflict, communication, grief/loss, life transitions, trauma recovery, spiritual concerns, ministry dynamics, church-related issues, relationship difficulties, work-related problems, divorce recovery, career counseling and assessment, stress management, marriage counseling, and family counseling. She specializes in Somatic and Attachment-Focused EMDR for Trauma treatment.

Education & Experience

MA Professional Counseling-Liberty University BS Psychology-Liberty University

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Christy has also worked in ministry since 2000 and understands the dynamics of faith, church, and ministry both as a leader and layperson. She is a member of the Ohio Counseling Association, the American Association of Christian Counselors, and Person Centered Tech.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Group
  • Seniors

Language

  • English

Insurance

  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth

Medical Mutual