Samantha Parker-Zillich, LCSW

Preferred Name: Sam

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

I am a queer cis woman in Albuquerque, NM. I am passionate about empowering others to see their own strengths and use their strengths to overcome challenges. I strive to create a safe, non-judgmental space to facilitate profound healing and peace of mind.

Education & Experience

I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Human Services from Metropolitan State University of Denver, and I received my Master’s of Clinical Social Work Degree from New Mexico Highlands University. I have experience working with individuals, couples, and families. I primarily work with ages 12+. I have experience working with folks who have experienced trauma and abuse, queer folxs, and survivors of domestic violence. Aside from EMDR, I am trained in Ego State Therapy, mindfulness, Solution Focused Therapy, and utilize a strengths based approach.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth