Psychotherapist, Founder, and Director of Keystone Behavioral Health.
Susan is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker in Michigan and has over 15 years’ experience in adult behavioral health in psychiatric hospitals, group homes, private practice psychotherapy, outpatient psychotherapy, home-based individual and family therapy, case management, and supervisory roles.
She holds Certificates in the Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy from the Cleveland Center for Cognitive Therapy in Ohio and in Primary Care Behavioral Health by the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Susan has a Doctor of Behavioral Health degree from Arizona State University, Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan specializing in Interpersonal Practice, Master of Business Administration from the University of Detroit Mercy, Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Madonna University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Resource Management from Spring Arbor College.
Sue has taught doctoral level coursework in quality improvement and performance measurement, healthcare systems, population health, practicum, and participated in culminating project committees. Susan has given various behavioral health workshops and provided clinical supervision for social work students.
Some of her professional interests include anxiety disorders, overcoming fears, depression, chronic illness management, integrating behavioral health and primary care, stress management, and improving quality of life.
Susan works with adults on anxiety issues, panic, depression, stress, and life transitions. She uses cognitive therapy and provides brief solution-focused problem solving interventions aimed at promoting better thinking patterns, improving mood, and teaches healthy coping skills to improve quality of life.