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Susan Burrows, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Depression
Video Phone Live Chat Messaging

About me

I am licensed in Illinois with 36 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety and depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
I encourage you to write as often and as much as you would like. This room is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. I typically respond with 24 hours, but respond sooner to new clients. Please be patient as I may be attending to professional or personal responsibilities. I am available for live sessions on Wednesday evening, Thursday day and evening and Friday day and evening. Please schedule at least 12 hours in advance. If there is a message that you need a quick response to, please mark 'urgent'. I will get back to you as soon as possible. Please remember if you are having an emergency, go to your nearest hospital or call 988 which is the crisis hotline.

Professional experience

36yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Depression

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment issues, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Hearing Impaired, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Midlife crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and financial issues, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy and childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-love, Social anxiety and phobia, Visually Impaired, Women's issues, Workplace issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

IL LCSW 149006597


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Susan Burrows. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

So far so good! I have already learned some good skills and terms so it's up to me to follow through.

Written on Apr 01, 2024 after therapy with Susan for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and career difficulties

I love Susan

Written on Apr 07, 2023 after therapy with Susan for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and coping with life changes

I had a very helpful session with Susan regarding my grief over the recent death of my sister. She was very supportive and empathic, and gave me great advice and reassurance about dealing with my grief. I will definitely schedule future sessions with Susan!!!!

Written on Mar 09, 2023 after therapy with Susan for 3 days on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, and career difficulties

Susan is outstanding! She listens well and is very caring. She offers very good insight when I have difficulty seeing things clearly. I highly recommend her.

Written on Mar 07, 2023 after therapy with Susan for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes