Dr. Samantha Daniel is a psychologist providing therapy and assessment for adults at Brookside Psychologists’ Burlington office and online. Her primary areas of practice include treatment of depression, anxiety, relational difficulties, trauma, and issues related to identity and self-esteem. She values the opportunity to collaboratively explore individuals’ experiences and provide space to process emotions. Dr. Daniel uses an integrative style that includes cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), emotion-focused techniques, and interpersonal and dynamic principles. Her practice is trauma- and feminist-informed, and LGBTQ+ positive.
Dr. Daniel also has an interest in perinatal mental health, including depression and anxiety during the pregnant and postpartum periods. Dr. Daniel has spent several years working at the Women’s Health Concerns Clinic at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, and has developed a range of skills to support individuals with mental health difficulties related to the substantial lifestyle and hormonal changes that occur during the perinatal period.
Dr. Daniel completed her Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology at McMaster University in 2020. She completed her masters degree in Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Windsor. She completed her clinical psychology residency training at Waterloo Regional Psychology Consortium. Samantha has held clinical training positions at the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre, Youth Wellness Centre, and Women’s Health Concerns Clinic at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. In each of these positions, she has had the opportunity to provide individual and group counselling for a wide-range of mental health difficulties, and complete psychodiagnostic and psychoeducational assessments for a diverse group of adolescents and adults.