Tara Samples, Ph.D.

Tara Samples

Dr. Samples is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who is an Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, Illinois as well as clinical supervisor and Director of Outreach at the Student Counseling and Consultation Centers at Lincoln Christian University and Lincoln College. She has provided individual and group therapy services for trauma survivors in a PTSD clinic at the VA Medical Center in Asheville, North Carolina, in a sexual assault center in Jonesboro, Georgia, and in an intergenerational trauma project with an impoverished African-American urban population at Grady Memorial Hospital at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia under Nadine Kaslow, Ph.D. She has taught classes about trauma, presented scientific papers about trauma at a variety of conferences and has had publications in peer-reviewed journals.