Last updated: 12/17/2019

F. Geoffrey Samora, LCSW (574) 232-5065
Last Updated: 12/17/2019
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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Years of Experience: 30

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


IN - LCSW [34002397A]
IN - Marriage & Family Therapist [35001238A]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW)
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Certified in
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Level II Clinician
Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed (LMFT)
Qualified Clinical Social Worker (QCSW)
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

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Office and Contact Information
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F. Geoffrey Samora, D.C.S.W.
150 West Angela Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46617  

(574) 232-5065

Contact: Teshelle Peterson

Office Hours:
Mon: 7:00am - 3:30pm
Tue: 7:00am - 3:00pm
Wed: 7:00am - 3:30pm
Thu: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Fri: 7:00am - 2:00pm
Sat: By appointment
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Hour
Weekends: 2 Days

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Secure Video Counseling (Regroup)
Telephone Counseling
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Family Issues Interpersonal Relationships Multicultural Issues Parenting Issues Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Immigration/Newcomer Men's Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Phobias Runaways Stress
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Cognitive/Behavioral EMDR Parent Guidance
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Coaching Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Humanistic Internal Family Systems (IFS) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Mindfulness Based Approaches Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Group Online Therapy Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
Children of Divorce College Students Suicidal
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Step Families Transgender
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish LDS/Mormon
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Armenian Cape Verdean Irish Native American
Professional Associations
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $140
Couples: N/A
Group: $45
Family: $130

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Community Education
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

ADVANTAGE Health Plan Great-West Healthcare
ADVANTAGE Health Solutions (Advantage Medicare PPO) Humana (PPO)
AETNA (Open Choice) Indiana Health Network (IHN)
AETNA Health M Plan
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Premium Preferred Network) Managed Health Network
Beacon Health MDWise
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Sagamore Health Network (Plus & Select PPOs)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Community Health Alliance (CHA) United Healthcare