Discomfort can lead many people to feel helpless and hopeless. This same discomfort can be a catalyst toward positive growth and change. Sam Narby’s core belief is that we all have the capacity within ourselves to heal, grow, and find deeper meaning in our lives. Over the years, Sam has been honored to be a part of many different people’s journeys, helping them heal past wounds and discover their truest selves, by exploring new thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Therapy with Sam provides an authentic, non-judgmental, and encouraging environment to speed up this process of change.
Sam is just as passionate about developing himself both personally and professionally as he is about helping others. He has worked with people from all walks of life and takes pride in his ability to connect with others and use that connection to provide new experiences for his clients which lead to endless possibilities.
At Foundations Counseling, Sam Narby works with a wide variety of clients who may be seeking services that include:
- Children, Adolescents, and Teens – anxiety, depression, cutting/self-injury, suicidal ideation, school problems, drug and alcohol use, trauma, social and relationship issues, loss of a parent or a loved one
- Mental Health Counseling / Health and Wellness – addictions, alcohol/substance abuse issues, anxiety, depression, anger management, assertiveness training, self-esteem, obesity and weight loss, stress related issues
- Relationship and Family Issues – communication, relational difficulties, boundaries, attachment issues, codependency, sexuality and intimacy issues, dating and breakups, divorce and divorce recovery, parenting, pre-marriage counseling
- Life Changes and Transitions – career changes/career counseling, grief & loss, life coaching, existential concerns, restoring meaning to life
Sam is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) and holds a Master of Social Work Degree from Syracuse University with a focus on therapy with individuals, families, and groups. He also earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Binghamton University. Experience in social work provides him with the understanding that people are not just individuals but also part of a larger family, community, and societal system that affects the context of thoughts, beliefs, and behavioral patterns.
Sam began his career working at an outpatient mental health facility as a case manager and clinician with community members who struggled with both substance abuse/dependency and mental health issues. In 2012, he moved from upstate New York to Fort Collins to accept a position as a Post Master’s Fellow at Colorado State University’s counseling center which provided him extensive training and experience working with a diverse group of students in both individual and group settings. He has additional experience collaborating with medical providers, case workers, courts, probation officers, and other therapists and professionals to ensure the best care for his clients.