Samantha Sarty

Registered Social Worker, Certified Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse


Contact Info

Following Seas Psychotherapy
105 – 35 Baker Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2W 0H3
In-person in the Darthmouth Area
Virtually across Nova Scotia
Accept work from a Workplace Injury Board or Equivalent
Phone: 902-402-3848

Sam (she/her) is a Registered Social Worker and Registered Nurse practicing in Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia). She sees clients across the province virtually and at her office in Dartmouth. Sam has over ten years of experience in the mental health field and has specialized in working with Operational Stress Injuries since 2018. She has worked with many police officers, firefighters, medical professionals and veterans over the years and is never frazzled when it comes to working with complexity and all forms of trauma. She is steadfast in her belief in the power of connection and appropriate humour, as well as the tenacity of the human spirit. She is a CACBT Certified Therapist, CTSA Certified Prolonged Exposure Therapist, CPT Provider Status Therapist and working towards EMDR Certification with EMDRIA. She holds herself to a high standard when it comes to quality of care and engages in ongoing education and supervision to continuously grow as a clinician. But most of all she prides herself on her dedication to her clients, “[Sam] never gave up on me.”

Therapists by province / territory


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Clinical Psychologists

Clinical Psychologists are required to complete a related Masters and Ph.D. program to practice in the province of Ontario that must be research-based and subsequently have a thesis component. They are governed by the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO).

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Registered Psychotherapists

Registered Psychotherapists (RPs) are registered by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and, like Registered Social Workers and Clinical Psychologists, are permitted to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy.

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Registered Social Workers

Registered Social Workers (RSW) are helping individuals to enhance their well-being. They are governed by the Ontario College of Social Workers.