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Dr. Samantha Collum is a psychologist in Rhode Island. Dr. Collum's specialties include trauma, anxiety, anger management, relationships, depression, and college, graduate, and medical students' mental health.
Dr. Collum has extensive experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma, having specialized in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) during her pre-doctoral internship at the White River Junction VA Medical Center and post-doctoral fellowship at Brown Medical School. Dr. Collum continues her work with trauma patients working in Trauma Recovery Services at a large Medical Center where she was involved with research into PTSD and anger in returning veterans for several years, and continues to specialize in these areas where she also utilizes her training in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy for PTSD. In addition, Dr. Collum serves as a faculty member with the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Dr. Collum also uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Interpersonal Therapy in her sessions. She combines these evidence-based techniques with her warm, empathic, and direct style to create an atmosphere for growth. Dr. Collum sees young adults, college students, graduate students, medical students, and adults in her private practice.
Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)
Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks, specific phobias
Anger management - Managing anger and its impact on personal and work relationships
Relationships - Feeling unsatisfied in your partnership; communication challenges; addressing issues of power and voice; contemplation of separation; questioning one’s place in the relationship; breakups, friendships, dating
Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms
College, graduate, and medical student mental health - Navigating transitions and pressures in academic and social life
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 10 years
Perspective Providence Therapy, 2021 - Present
Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinical Assistant Professor, 2016 - Present
Providence VA Medical Center, 2014 - Present
Providence Psychology Services, Psychologist, 2017 - 2021
Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014 - 2015
White River Junction VA Medical Center, Predoctoral Internship, 2013 - 2014
Baylor University, PsyD, 2014
Baylor University, MS, 2011
Connecticut College, BA, 2007
Rhode Island: PS01516