Professional Experience

MaineStay Youth and Family Services 2004 to 2015. Over ten years of experience as a family therapist serving the Maine Township community. I facilitated parenting groups and anger management groups for teenagers.
My caseload was widely varied and gave me experience working with:

  • Families
  • Couples
  • Adolescents
  • Teens
  • Adults of all ages
  • Traumatized clients
  • Women in transition

In Private Practice since 2015.

Education and Certifications

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Illinois license # 180.008600

National Board for Certified Counselor, Certificate # 90642

Completed Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy

Certified in Distance Counseling , Credential # 1621  SusanDCClogo30px

Member in good standing of Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association

Registered with The National Registry of Marriage Friendly Therapists, LLC – click to open link

Experienced Emotional Freedom Techniques practitioner, the practice referred to as “tapping.” See attached Diagram

MA, Community Counseling – Northeastern Illinois University (2004)

BA, Business Administration – Northeastern Illinois University (1983)


I accept BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois.