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Samantha Fitz-Gerald, Psy.D.
570-983-2863 ext. 323
Serving Clients In
Scranton Area
Clarks Summit, PA
Wilkes-Barre Area

Dr. Samantha Fitz-Gerald is a licensed clinical psychologist from Scranton, PA. She completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Clinical Psychology from Marywood University. She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). Dr. Fitz-Gerald completed her APA-accredited internship experience at Girard Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA where she conducted individual and group therapy in an outpatient setting and provided psychoeducation on crisis management and relapse prevention on an acute inpatient unit.

Dr. Fitz-Gerald provides an integrative approach to therapy including cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and humanistic orientations. She promotes a collaborative care environment and focuses on individual strengths in order to enhance interpersonal awareness. She has had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatry, outpatient psychiatric clinics, residential drug and alcohol facilities, and a traumatic brain injury treatment center providing a combination of therapy and psychological testing. Dr. Fitz-Gerald has a passion for testing and assessment in order to assist with diagnostic clarification and treatment planning. She currently conducts diagnostic intake evaluations, psychological/neuropsychological evaluations, individual psychotherapy, and supervision.

Specialties & Interests

Specialties

  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Neurocognitive Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Holistic Wellness
  • Personal Development
  • Positive Psychology
  • Stress
  • Supervision and Consultation
  • Grief and Loss
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Esteem
  • Medical Issues

Services

  • ADHD Testing
  • Autism Testing
  • Grief Resolution
  • Individual Therapy (child, adolescent, and adult)
  • Independent Educational Evaluations
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Psychological Evaluations (Lethal Weapons Permit; Medical Procedures such as Bariatric, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Ketamine Trial)
  • Psychoeducational Testing

Evidence-Based Interventions

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Anger Management
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Behavior Activation
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Problem Solving Therapy
  • Reality Therapy
  • Stress Management and Relaxation Training
  • Trauma Informed Care
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