NOTE - Samantha will be moving her therapy practice to a new location effective November 1, 2016. Her new location will be within the offices of Four Branches Therapy and Wellness located at 11828 W. Central Ave, Ste 104 in Wichita. You can visit the website for her new location at this web address: http://www.fourbranchestherapists.com/. Samantha's information should be updated on that website by mid October 2016. If you would like to schedule with Samantha for the new location, please contact her on her direct line at 316-777-6718. This phone number is effective immediatly.
Ms. Runnion is a clinical social worker who works with children, adolescents, and adults. She provides individual, family, and couples therapy. She has experience working with a variety of mental health concerns and specializes in the areas of trauma, depression, anxiety, abuse, neglect, parenting, relationships, ADHD, defiance, and anger.
Ms. Runnion is a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S) which means that she has specialized training and experience in play therapy including sand tray therapy. She utilizes this mode of therapy most often with young children. She will see children as young as three years old.
Ms. Runnion also provides play therapy supervision to other professionals while they are working on earning their RPT credentials as well as clinical supervision to Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSW) while they are working are their clinical license.
Ms. Runnion earned her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Friends University and her Master's Degree in Social Work from Wichita State University. Prior to joining a private practice she spent five years providing therapy services helping children and families within the child welfare system.