Samuel Pond was born and raised in Cache Valley, Utah. He received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and his master’s degree in Social Work at Utah State University. Samuel’s clinical experience includes Logan High School and Quality Youth Services, with practice in both individual and family therapy. Samuel joined Mt. Logan Clinic June of 2020.
Samuel has over 10 years of experience with children, adolescents, and teens. Samuel’s work experience ranges amongst diverse populations that include individuals with autism spectrum disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, substance use, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, bipolar disorders, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia, trauma and stressor disorders, and those with somatic symptom disorder.
Samuel has an eclectic approach and uses principles across modalities such as Motivational Interviewing (MI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Mind-Body Bridging (MBB).
Samuel is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and takes pleasure in being a life-long learner. He is known for having a non-judgmental approach and being accepting of all different cultures and lifestyles. He believes that the best solutions reside within the individual and that they are the expert when it comes to their life and experiences. Samuel believes that all people deserve to be treated with dignity. Samuel also believes that all people are intelligent, have inherent worth and great potential.