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Aetna Blue Cross Blue Shield Cigna TriCare VA Optum
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Populations Served
Adolescents (17 and up) Adults

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Saralu (Sam) Belkofer is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is a graduate of Auburn University with a BA in Education and graduated from Georgia State University with an MA in Counseling.

Prior to coming to The Samaritan Counseling Center, Sam counseled adults at Chemical Addictions Program; Therapeutic Programs, Inc., where she worked with children and foster parents of children in need of therapeutic foster care; and at Helping Montgomery Families Initiative, sponsored by Ellen Brooks and the District Attorney’s office, assisting troubled children/youth in Montgomery Public Schools and their families. More recently, she served as the Montgomery County Director of Adult Outpatient Services with Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority.

Sam counsels adolescents, young adults and adults, employing psychotherapy to gain insight into problems to develop needed strategies for life transitions, survivors of abuse and neglect, addictions, grief, forgiveness, ADHD, anxiety and depression, issues of abandonment, attachment, gender issues (LGBTQ+), and development of life skills.

Sam uses Talk Therapy, some DBT skills such as Emotion Regulation and Behavior Chain Analysis, dovetailing with CBT; Effective Communication and Forgiveness for Self as some ways to bring about change and increase insight into self. Making the decision to use these, and other skills can create an improvement quality of life.