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Samantha Juliene



Samantha Juliene

Adjunct Faculty

Cultural & Family Psychology
Pacific Oaks College

Samantha Juliene, LCSW, PsyD Student has worked in the social work and psychology field since 2015. Samantha has worked at inpatient hospitals, LGBTQ+ centers, in community mental health, and in private practice. She has taught several courses and runs her own nonprofit, UnBroken. UnBroken helps connect survivors of Institutional Abuse and Conversion to free legal, therapeutic and vocational resources. Samantha started her own private practice, Therapy with Samantha, in 2019. She also began writing and conducting research in 2018, and has two published pieces.

Samantha volunteers for several nonprofits, fosters dogs in her free time, and is a mentor for LGBTQ+ youth. She currently is completing her PsyD, following several years in practice as a LCSW. Samantha specializes in working with survivors of sexual abuse, human trafficking, conversion therapy and CPTSD. She is trained in IFS, EFT, EMDR, Somatic Therapy, and Brain-spotting. Additionally, outside of her trauma modalities, Samantha practices CBT, DBT, and Mindfulness.

Samantha enjoys spending time with her partner and three dogs. She loves to read, go to the movies, listen to live music and travel. She has been to 42 of the 50 states and hopes to make to all 50.

Education History
Degree Institution Year
Bachelors New York University, New York, NY 2011
Masters University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 2017
Psy.D California Southern University, Los Angeles, CA 2023
LCSW, California
LCSW, New York
LCSW, Florida
LCSW, Maine
LCSW, Utah
LCSW, Arizona
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Child & Adolescent Development General Expertise
Forensics/Law Enforcement Prisons
Personality Disorders
Mental Health/Psychopathology/Clinical Psychology PTSD
Sexuality/Gender Issues General Expertise
Social Justice LGBTQIA
Trauma General Expertise
Violence Sexual Offenders
Media Exposure

Forbes 30 under 30

Shoutout LA

L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth 2019

Points of Light

WeHoVille Feature


Gerson (2017). Outcomes in Institutional Abuse and Conversion Therapy. Journal of Psychology, 12 (4), pp. 36-45.

Curriculum Vitae
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