Susan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelors’s and Masters’s degree in Social Work. Prior to pursuing her Clinical license, Susan has worked as a medical social worker in the local area. She was born in New York and was raised in Southern California. She fell in love with Nevada’s rich history and beautiful scenery. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, sewing, video games, and spending time with her family and friends.
Susan has experience in both inpatient and outpatient clinics. Before joining Healing Minds, Susan worked in Integrated Health Care and believes that mental health is not just something that happens above the neck. Symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders do not only affect one’s mood but their overall health and wellbeing. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and uses a mixture of CBT and a Humanistic Approach (mainly Gestalt Therapy) when working with clients.
Susan enjoys working with adolescents, individuals, couples, and families.