Susan is an associate counselor mostly available online. She is available for in-person counseling several times throughout the year.
Susan is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from George Fox University and a master’s in Spiritual Formation from George Fox Seminary. She is an approved supervisor for the state of Oregon and has been an adjunct professor at George Fox University in the counseling program. Susan has taught with TELOS international Inc. with their international graduate counseling program in China and Peru.
Susan is trained in C.P.R.T (Child Parent Relationship Therapy), ADOPTS (Specialized therapy for pre and post adopted children and their parents), Gottman Method couples therapy, and PREPARE/ENRICH (pre and post couples inventory). She has experience with marital therapy, adoption, play therapy, trauma, self-esteem, and transition issues. Her passion is working with couples, families, sand tray Therapy, and working cross culturally.
Susan enjoys running, swimming, weaving, house remodeling, travel, exploring new cultures and spending time with her 12 grandkids.
MA MFT (Master of Arts - Marriage and Family Therapy), MA SPD (Master of Arts - Spiritual Direction), Licensure: LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor), LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist)
CPRT (Child Parent Relationship Therapy), ADOPTS (Specialized therapy for pre and post adopted children and their parents), GOTTMAN METHOD Level 1 - 3 Training (Couples therapy), GOTTMAN - TREATING AFFAIRS AND TRAUMA, GOTTMAN - 7 PRINCIPLES LEADER TRAINING, GOTTMAN - BRINGING HOME BABY LEADER TRAINING, PREPARE/ENRICH (pre and post couples inventory)