I am licensed in Ohio with 22 years of professional work experience. I help clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, depression, & coping with life changes. I believe that YOU are the expert of your life and possess strengths that will assist you in overcoming issues you find challenging. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage. Let's use that strength and bravery to work together and focus on YOU!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
OH LISW I.1430066-SUPV
Susan Frate is very understanding but is also good at giving “tough love” for a lack of better term. She sends helpful worksheets or material to help with coping mechanisms or whatever you’re going through. I’m thankful she was my first therapist on this app :)
Written on Aug 20, 2023 after therapy with Susan for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd