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Susan (Suzy) Cowen, LCSW

Addictions Parenting issues Self esteem Coping with life changes Coaching
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About me

I am licensed in Illinois with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Professional experience

20yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Depression, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Avoidant Personality, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Narcissism, Self-Love, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

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

License information

IL LCSW 149.006627


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Susan (Suzy) Cowen. 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.

I could not be more grateful for Suzy! Our conversations have been supportive and productive from day 1. I have felt completely at ease each session. I am so grateful to have such a perfect pairing right out of the gate!

Written on Mar 23, 2023 after therapy with Susan (Suzy) for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

Suzy has been such a calming presence to me since I started therapy. I’ve done therapy in the past and I really feel that Suzy is the therapist I’ve been searching for!

Written on Nov 15, 2022 after therapy with Susan (Suzy) for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, and anger management