Susan is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Missouri and Kansas, and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC) in Kansas. She is EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy), DDP (Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) trained. Susan serves on the board of Resilient Colorado as the Chief Clinical Officer and is a clinical member of ATSA (Association of Treatment of Sexual Abusers). She is passionate about building relationships to assist individuals with inspiring motivation and change. Susan has worked in outpatient mental healthcare, residential treatment facilities, private practice and at a psychiatric hospital providing individual, group and family therapy. Her favorite self-care activities include being outside, especially walking her Doberman, Jafar, kayaking, traveling internationally, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Specialties: Addiction Struggles, Adolescent Issues, Trauma/PTSD, Communication Skills, Depression, Anxiety, Anger Management and LGBTQ Affirming.
Population focus: Adolescents, young adults, adults and couples/families.
Susan started at UCS in Fall of 2021.