Psychologist (Adults) - Burlington
Dr. Samantha Longman-Mills is a clinical psychologist providing counselling
(psychological treatment) and assessments to adults at Brookside Psychologists’ Burlington office. She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica and then pursued postdoctoral studies at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto. She also acquired training in Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery from Harvard University, Massachusetts. Her research interests include issues of maltreatment, emotional intelligence, substance use and sexuality. She has over 14 years of experience providing mental health services and has held consultancy positions within private facilities as well as within a hospital setting.
Dr. Longman-Mills provides a warm and validating experience while customizing her treatment approach to each individual. She implements evidence-based treatments (e.g. cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) approaches, prolonged exposure and cognitive processing therapy etc.) in a client centred manner. Dr. Longman-Mills provides assessments and treatment for various conditions, including depression, trauma (PTSD), personality disorders, anxiety disorders (social anxiety, panic attacks, stress, worry, phobias), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), bipolar disorders and self-esteem challenges. She also provides assessments and treatment to facilitate the return to work for persons who have sustained workplace injuries or emotional trauma.
Dr. Longman-Mills is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association.
Longman-Mills S, García MR, Gómez JD, Juárez CG, Martínez EA, Meléndez MO, et al. Drug Use Among Students and Its Relationship with Maltreatment During Childhood, In Seven Universities In Latin America and The Caribbean. Washington, DC: Organization of the American States; 2013. 162 pages.
Longman-Mills S. Emotional-Social Intelligence and Sexualitty among Jamaican Adolescents. In: Carpenter K, editor. Interweaving Tapestries of Culture and Sexuality in the Caribbean: Palgrave Macmillan; 2017. p. 35-66.
Longman-Mills S, Mitchell C. Psychological Maltreatment during Childhood and Later Alcohol Misuse In: Hegamin-Younger C, Merrick J, editors. Caribbean Adolescents: Misuse and Abuse of Alcohol. Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers; 2017. p. 61-72.
Longman Mills S. Case Study of One University in Kingston, Jamaica. In: Wright G, Cumsille F, Khenti A, Mann R, Brands B, Hamilton H, editors. Drug Use Among Students And Its Relationship With Maltreatment During Childhood, In Seven Universities In Latin America and the Caribbean. Washington, DC: Organisation of the American States; 2013. p. 120-7.
Abel W, Longman-Mills S, Martin JS, Oshi D, Whitehorne-Smith P. Does Ganja Cause Mental Illness? Perspectives from a Population-based Assessment of Mental Health Literacy in Jamaica. West Indies Medical Journal Open [Internet]. 2017;66.
Irons-Morgan M, Abel W, Longman-Mills S, Martin J, Mitchell C, Whitehorne-Smith P. Psychological Autopsy of Cases of Suicide for the Year 2012. West Indian Medical Journal Open [Internet]. 2017; 66.
Longman-Mills S, Mitchell C. Alcohol misuse in adulthood following experiences of psychological maltreatment during childhood. International Public Health Journal. 2017;9(1):43-9.
Powell-Booth K, De La Haye W, Longman-Mills S. Impact of cannabis on the neurocognitive performance of Jamaican adolescents. Mental Health Addiction Research. 2016;1(4):71-3.
Ceïde ME, Williams NJ, Seixas A, Longman-Mills SK, Jean-Louis G. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk and Psychological Health among Non-Hispanic Blacks in the Metabolic Syndrome Outcome (MetSO) Cohort Study. Annals of Medicine. 2015;47(8):687-93.
Longman-Mills S, Abel W, De La Haye W. Substance Abuse during Adulthood Subsequent to the Experience of Physical Abuse and Psychological Distress during Childhood. West Indian Medical Journal Open. 2015;2(1):7-10.
Longman-Mills S, Whitehorne-Smith P, De La Haye W. Substance Abuse and Its Relationship with Household Dysfunction and Psychological Distress among University Students. West Indian Medical Journal Open. 2015;2(1):3-6.
Longman-Mills S, Haye WDL, Hamilton HA, Brands B, Wright MdG, Cumsille F, et al. Psychological maltreatment and its relationship with substance abuse among university students in Kingston, Jamaica. Texto & Contexto – Enfermagem. 2015;24:63-8.
Longman-Mills S, Williams YMG, Rodriguez MOM, Baquero MRG, Rojas JDG, Amaya CJd, et al. The association between adult drug abuse and childhood maltreatment in students attending seven universities in five countries in Latin America and one country in the Caribbean. Texto & Contexto – Enfermagem. 2015;24:26-32.
Gough H, Longman-Mills S, De La Haye W, Mann R, Brands B, Hamilton H, et al. Family relations, peer influence, spirituality and drug use among students in one university in Kingston, Jamaica. Texto & Contexto – Enfermagem. 2015;24:184-9.
Longman-Mills S, Carpenter K. Interpersonal Competence and Sex Risk Behaviours among Jamaican Adolescents. West Indian Medical Journal. 2013;62(5):423-6.
Longman-Mills S. Emotional-social intelligence among adolescents in Jamaica Commonwealth Health Partnerships 2013 (2013):126.
Longman-Mills S. Maltreatment During Childhood and its Relationship with Psychological Distress and Academic Performance among University Students. Journal of Arts Science & Technology. 2013;6:21-33.
Longman-Mills S, González WY, Meléndez MO, García MR, Gómez JD, Juárez CG, et al. Exploring child maltreatment and its relationship to alcohol and cannabis use in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries. Child Abuse & Neglect. 2013;37(1):77-85.
Longman-Mills S, González Y, Meléndez M, García M, Gómez J, Juárez C, et al. Child Maltreatment and Its Relationship to Drug Use in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Overview and Multinational Research Partnership. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. 2011;9(4):347-64.
Lipps GE, Lowe GA, De La Haye W, Longman-Mills S, Clarke TR, Barton EN, et al. Validation of the Beck Depression Inventory II in HIV-positive patients. The West Indian Medical Journal. 2010;59(4):374-9.
De la Haye W, Clarke TR, Lipps G, Lowe GA, Longman-Mills S, Barton EN, et al. Patterns of Depressive Symptoms Among Patients with HIV Infection. West Indian Medical Journal. 2010;59(4):380-5.