Dr. Samantha Knox

  • District of Columbia
  • Information updated 4 weeks ago

About Dr. Samantha Knox's service

Dr. Samantha Knox is a highly experienced and licensed professional counselor with nearly 10 years of expertise in the field of mental health. Holding licenses in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Oklahoma, she is a trusted and qualified therapist. Dr. Knox earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Dillard University, followed by a Master’s degree in Counseling/Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Trinity Washington University. She further pursued her education and obtained a Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Marymount University. Throughout her career, Dr. Knox has worked in various settings, including community-based mental health, in-home counseling, school-based counseling, hospital settings, private practice, and higher education. Her private practice, Aya Behavioral Health, LLC, is situated in Washington, DC. Driven by a passion for helping others, she specializes in addressing a wide range of concerns such as adjustment disorder, anxiety, depression, trauma, couples therapy, racial identity issues, and LGBTQ-related issues. Dr. Knox takes a culturally relevant and sensitive approach to counseling, incorporating techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Adlerian Therapy. Additionally, she has received specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and is

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • Addictions
  • ADHD
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Career difficulties
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • LGBT
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • Attachment Issues
  • Life Purpose
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Prejudice and Discrimination

Therapeutic approaches

  • Attachment-Based Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

Dr. Samantha Knox is serving from:

District of Columbia

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Years in practice

9 years

NPI number


License Details

DC LPC PRC14914, OK LPC 10528


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