Sam Gladding


Research and Special Interests:

Family counseling; professional issues; creativity in counseling; group counseling.


  • Ph.D. in Family Relations, UNC-Greensboro
  • MA in Counselor Education, Wake Forest University
  • MA in Religion, Yale University
  • BA in History, Wake Forest University

Counseling Experience:

Volunteer Counselor for CareNet of the Triad


Enjoy tennis, swimming, walking, writing, humor and Wake Forest athletics. Clarified my life when I married because my wife is named “Claire.” We are the parents of three sons in their early to mid-20s. Additional information on my interests is available here: