About the Sterks

About the Sterks

Miriam Sterk LCSW C-ASWCM

Miriam is an Arizona and New York Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Advanced Social Work Case Manager.  Miriam has over four decades of professional experience in the health care field as a therapist, administrator, educator of Behavioral Health and Counseling including the private, public and managed care sectors.

Miriam Sterk is a member of the Expert Panel established by the National Association of Social Workers to establish the Standards for Social Work practice with families and caregivers of Older Adults.
Miriam Sterk is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) National Commission on Competencies in the profession.

Miram has served as an expert mental health witness in family, medical malpractice and personal injury cases.  Miriam Sterk serves as a Health Care Advocate for Children, Adolescents, Adults and Seniors.  She is certified in Hypnotherapy, Hypno Anesthesiology, Bereavement and Crisis Debriefing.

Sam Sterk PhD

Dr. Sam Sterk is a trained Psychoanalyst and both a trained and a certified Hypnotherapist. Dr. Sterk has used Hypnosis for a variety of purposes but some of the most common ones are weight loss, overcoming fears and anxieties, overcoming physical pain, stop smoking, overcoming test anxiety and overcoming social phobias with shyness and fears of public speaking as the predominant symptoms. Dr. Sterk has also used Hypnosis to assist athletes in improving their athletic performance. He completed his post graduate training at the New York Institute for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis are very useful modalities in understanding and treating family relationships and communication problems. Dr. Sam Sterk is the director of Peak Performance Plus, LLC. Prior to creating his private practice, he was the Director of several counseling agencies. Dr. Sterk teaches second year medical students Medical Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy at a Medical school and University.