I am a Doctor of Education, Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Scholar-practitioner in the field of counseling psychology with time devoted to clinical practice, research as well as teaching within the higher educational system. My current research and clinical practice especially focuses on self-esteem and anxiety within educational and occupational settings. I have worked in the field of counseling for approximately 10 years. Aside from this practice, I have provided clinical presentations and training's to various organizations such as the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association (MaMHCA), Association for Nontraditional Students in Higher Education (ANTSHE), New England College Personnel Association (NECPA), and the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE). I have a range of clinical practice in treating children, adults and the elderly population.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Family conflicts
- Self esteem
- Coping with life changes
Relationship issues , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Depression , Coaching , Compassion fatigue Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
LMHC #8782 (Expires: 2021-12-31)
Dr. Dutra is great and easy to work with. She is good at getting to know her clients and their individual needs.
Sam is great, very attentive and is a great listener!
Dr. Dutra was a good therapist for me. She was professional and friendly. She was also very understanding and listened to what I was saying and gave genuine advice.
Professional and caring. 10 out of 10 would recommend.
Dr. Dutra was wonderful to work with. She was great at helping me to identify goals and has given me some excellent tools that I can continue to implement in my life. I have felt less anxious and found I have been able to talk to myself in a more positive manner and identify some anxiety triggers.
Very thoughtful, kind, respectful in response. Really try’s to understand how things work for me.
Dr. Samantha has been great in our sessions and is very supportive. She has helped me with tools to handle different situations and reaches out to check in.
Dr. Dutra is very skilled and responds to any questions I have quickly with useful resources and relevant follow up question/discussion.
Dr. Dutra is a wonderful counselor who listens and is very understanding and kind. I highly recommend.
Dr. Sutra is very supportive. I feel very comfortable talking to her about my past and we are making great progress. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking counseling.
Excellent, she listens and knows how to create a plan to work for you and your needs. Highly recommend!
So far I've had an amazing time explaining and talking my problems out with her. She gives great advice and she's super supportive.
Takes the time to find out what really is going on and helps me break down the bigger picture