Dee McLellan-Sams

(LCPC, LAC, CAMS, II)
Therapist Dee McLellan-Sams Photo

About Me

Hi, I am a Mental Health, Addiction and Anger Management Counselor. I have been working in this field for 25-years in Montana, Nevada and Alaska. I have managed programs for agencies in Montana, Nevada and Alaska and have been in private practice 8-years. I have great respect for all of my clients, no matter what issues are brought to counseling. I tailor my counseling to my client's specific needs.

My counseling style is warm and interactive. I genuinely like and enjoy my clients and develop great counseling relationships.

I usually utilize Cognitive Behavioral, Person Centered, Humanistic and Rational Emotive Therapies. I have experience working with individuals, couples, and families – adolescents and adults suffering from depression/mood disorders, anxiety, trauma/abuse, addiction and substance use, divorce, infidelity, family conflict, relationship issues, self-harming, suicidal ideations, and grief.

If you are struggling with life issues and/or grief you do not have to struggle alone. I offer hope, help, care, and support.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Relationship issues
  • Anger management
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 25

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCPC #BBH-LCPC-LIC-705 (Expires: 2022-12-31)


Reviews

Written by S.I. on Jan 13, 2022 after therapy with Dee for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Dee is so nice, and very easy to talk to.

Written by V.I. on Dec 14, 2021 after therapy with Dee for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

She is nice. She talks a lot about her self a lot sometimes. Like half our therapy. Does not ask me enough questions about my self sometimes.

Written by L.I. on Dec 03, 2021 after therapy with Dee for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

I felt at ease with Dee and very comfortable. Video conference was easy. She is great at connecting and understanding my issues.

Written by E.R. on Oct 28, 2021 after therapy with Dee for 1 month on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, and trauma and abuse

Dee has an easy going nature and a conversational style that really made me feel comfortable and encouraged to open up.

Written by B.E. on Oct 28, 2021 after therapy with Dee for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

I am grateful that I was able to work with Dee as she is so comforting to talk to and can relate to a lot of the things I experience. I felt like I could really open up and she was so understanding and supportive throughout our sessions. Thank you Dee and I recommend her to anyone looking for a great therapist.

Written by A.N. on Oct 09, 2021 after therapy with Dee for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and bipolar disorder

Dee McLellan-Sam is a good listener. She is compassionate. I would recommend her for sure.

Written by E.M. on Oct 08, 2021 after therapy with Dee for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Just after one meeting I already feel seen and listened too.

Written by I.M. on Oct 08, 2021 after therapy with Dee for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

she’s been amazing, extremely caring, and just there for you it’s amazing

Written by C.A. on Sep 01, 2021 after therapy with Dee for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, and parenting issues

So far i feel pleased with my first ever experience with any counselor. Dee has been both professional and compassionate

Written by K.A. on Aug 31, 2021 after therapy with Dee for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Dee was a wonderful person to talk with. She was very kind, and a great listener. She was able to help me pinpoint some of the root causes of my stress and anxiety this past year and simplify the steps that I could take to help manage a healthier lifestyle. She was able to connect with me personally on a few topics which always makes it nice to feel like you are not talking to a stranger. She was able to be flexible and take the call on video or phone. I would recommend her.

Written by N.A. on Aug 12, 2021 after therapy with Dee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Dee is great. She is understanding, level headed. Supportive. Offers advice when it’s required but also knows when to just listen. I really enjoy speaking with her