Samantha Taleff, MSW, LGSW

Samantha received her Master of Social Work from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Her practice focuses on the mental health of adults and older adolescents. Her clinical areas of interest include adjustment, adoption, anxiety, depression and grief/loss. Her clinical orientation is primarily rooted in CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) and in ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy) while utilizing tools from other domains. She is certified in ART (accelerated resolution therapy) through Rosenzweig Center for Rapid Recovery. ART has been shown to be effective in processing traumatic memories. She has previous experience working in day treatment with adolescents focusing on developing interpersonal skills.

Ms. Taleff has a background in music and received her Bachelor of Music Piano Pedagogy from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. This has led to a passion in incorporating the arts and creativity into therapy while helping others find what moves them.