Samantha Houston-Crook, Therapist in Wildomar, California — Zencare
Samantha Paige Houston-Crook
Zencare Vetted

Samantha Paige Houston-Crook

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT
California Accepting Online
Wildomar Not Accepting In-person
Updated October 27, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Gender identity & transgender health
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Samantha holds a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from California Baptist University. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California who works with individuals across the lifespan, with a focus on individuals who are in life transitions or who have experienced various types of trauma. She has a history of working with all populations, ranging from women who are in recovery from substance use, to children ages 4-18, and adults in various life transitions. Currently, she works specifically with individuals aged 12-70 who are navigating life with Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, or OCD. More specifically, she has training in Mindfulness Reduction, EMDR, and Trauma-focused CBT. Samantha approaches sessions in a unique way that allows her clients to feel like they have power and a voice in their therapy sessions. She currently has availability for remote sessions in California.


Message to clients

Everyone struggles with something. In today’s world we are overloaded with information and are pulled in every direction. Sometimes this can be overwhelming and make us feel like we are out of control. If this is what you feel, then you have come to the right place. I look to come alongside individuals, couples, and families become reconnected and satisfied. Together, we will explore the good and the bad, uncovering areas that you may not even be aware of. This, can help you feel more in control.

I can not wait to partner with you as you begin working through your needs. I recognize that therapy can be extremely vulnerable and hard to begin. However, I am here by your side every step of the way. Please contact me today to schedule a free consultation to see if I am the right fit for you.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Gender identity & transgender health - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Samantha Houston-Crook is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $150
  • Couples sessions: $170 (75min)
  • Family sessions: $170 (75min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week

Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am-5pm
  • Tue 9am-5pm
  • Wed 9am-5pm
  • Thu 9am-5pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Wildomar practice
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am-5pm
  • Tue 9am-5pm
  • Wed 9am-5pm
  • Thu 9am-5pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 3 years


Northcentral University (in progress), Ph.D. Psychology Specialization in Trauma and Disaster Relief, 2022
California Baptist University, Master of Science Counseling Psychology, 2019
California Baptist University, Bachelor of Art Psychology, 2017


Licensure

California: 130698


Languages

English