Samuel Barr

Samuel Barr



Stress Management
Self-Exploration and Growth
Life Transitions
Relationship Issues


Mindfulness Based
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Person Centered
Strengths Based

North Carolina

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate
(NC LCMHCA A19715)

National Certified Counselor
(NCC 1730461)

Lenoir-Rhyne University (2023)

Master of Arts - Clinical Mental Health Counseling

I'm Sam Barr, and I'm honored to be on this adventure with you. As a mindfulness-based counselor, I am deeply committed to helping individuals navigate through life's challenges with compassion, understanding, and healing. I believe in the power of mindfulness to cultivate awareness, resilience, and transformation so that we can access our present-moment experience to free ourselves from the patterns of thought, emotion, and behaviors that we want to change.

Engrained with a deep-rooted sense of altruism from a young age, my goal in life has always been to help other people and to reduce suffering in the world to the greatest extent possible. This led me down a path of a social work degree, a graduate degree in counseling, and a career that led me to many different settings- homeless shelters, wilderness therapy, transitional therapy programs, universities, and group private practice. Through this exploration, I have identified counseling as the method of helping others that most closely aligns with my values and interests, and I hope that I can be a guide for others in their own journeys of self discovery and values-directed living. Through a combination of collaboration, non-judgmental space, emotional safety, solution focus, and acceptance work, let's take a look at what's currently working for you and what areas might need a few new skills.

Mindfulness is at the heart of my therapeutic approach. By cultivating present-moment awareness and acceptance, we can explore your thoughts, emotions, and sensations with curiosity and kindness. Through mindfulness-based techniques such as meditation, breathwork, and body awareness, we can uncover patterns, develop coping strategies, and foster inner peace and resilience.

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Contact me today at (828) 845-8192 or by email at [email protected]

Mindfulness Counseling Asheville North Carolina

372 Depot St Ste 20 Asheville NC 28801
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