I'm a LIcensed Clinical Social Worker with over thirty years experience working in a variety of counseling settings and hospitals with adults, children and families who are experiencing a wide range of issues and problems. During our first meeting, you can expect a brief review of information you've already provided about your personal history and current circumstances and to discuss your reasons for seeking counseling along with the goals you'd like to achieve (if known). Based on the information you provide, we'll develope an agreed upon strategy for obtaining these goals. In addtion, most of the time, at the end of our first meeting, I can give you an estimate of the number of meetings it will take to get there.
I have Bachelor's Degress in Psychology and Sociology and a Master's Degree in Social Work. I have taught in my profession at the undergraduate and graduate levels, am an approved Clinical Intern Supervisor and have been a fully licensed clinician for decades. I strive to assist all those who work with me in resolving the issues that have brought them to counseling to ensure they feel benefited by the experience.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue, Co-morbidity, Divorce and Separation, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family Problems, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Phobias, Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
UT LCSW 12835659 - 3501
NV LCSW 5607-C
ID LCSW Lcsw - 452
I feel heard and validated. I’m glad I gave therapy another shot.
Written on Jan 27, 2023 after therapy with Susan for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
I have appreciated the advise and suggestions Susan has provided for me to move forward.
Written on Jan 18, 2023 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and grief
I love Susan and have gotten a lot out of our sessions. I have recently recommended her to a friend. I’m very thankful for her. She is easy to talk to and I am making progress that I am deeply proud of.
Written on Dec 20, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Susan has been a tremendous help. I’ve had incredible progress dealing with trauma because of her help. I’m forever grateful.
Written on Oct 29, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and career difficulties
I love Susan. To cut it to the chase she has changed my life for the better! In so many ways!
Written on Oct 17, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and adhd
Susan has been very helpful for me in providing advise and guidance with alcohol
Written on Aug 25, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, and adhd