Susan utilizes a combination of body-brain-mind and emotion-focused approaches in her practice.  She has taken training in attachment theory and repair,  mindfulness, solution-focused, strength-based, CBT, crisis response, Redecision Therapy and Transactional Analysis.

She is certified in field of trauma as a Somatic Experiencing (SE)

Practitioner (SEP) and Somatic Experiencing Touch training for Psychotherapists. 

Somatic Experiencing (SE) is a brain-body-mind modality that faciltates recovery from symptoms associated with accumulated and traumatic stress.  SE approach  teaches skills to help release traumatic shock, which is the key to transforming PTSD and the wounds of emotional and early developmental attachment trauma