Last updated: 3/22/2020

F. Geoffrey Samora, LCSW (574) 232-5065
Last Updated: 3/22/2020
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:
English
Spanish

The therapeutic relationship is about change. If you are interested in making healthy, wise decisions in your life, make an appointment to start the process. The first step is often the most difficult. Feel free to call for a short telephone consultation at no charge.

Specialties
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
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:
Mon7:00am – 3:30pm
Tue7:00am – 3:00pm
Wed7:00am – 3:30pm
Thu8:00am – 3:00pm
Fri7:00am – 2:00pm
SatBy appointment
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

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

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours

Qualifications
Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 30

Licensing:
IN - LCSW [34002397A]
IN - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) [35001238A]

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

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

Insurance:
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 TRICARE
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Community Health Alliance (CHA) United Healthcare

Age Groups and Specific Populations (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
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
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish LDS/Mormon
Multi-cultural experience:
Hispanic
African-American Armenian Cape Verdean Irish Native American
Professional Associations
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)