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MSW, LCSWA, LCASA

Susan received her Bachelor of Social Work with a concentration in family studies from James Madison University and her Masters of Social Work from North Carolina State University with additional certification in addictions.  She has worked in inpatient, outpatient and community settings with children, teens and adults.  

 

Susan believes that every person’s behaviors, choices. struggles and symptoms make sense within the context of their personal story and environment. Through her own experiences of struggle and brokenness, Susan became passionate about offering hope, healing and strength to those in need.  Susan seeks to create a safe space where her clients can honor their own stories and make the connections that lead to new skills, behaviors and pathways leading to a more balanced and fulfilling life.  

 

Susan enjoys working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Her scope of practice includes PTSD/trauma, betrayal trauma, relationship issues, separation/divorce, addiction/codependency, dual diagnosis, boundary work, parenting, bodywork, grief/loss, mindfulness, anxiety/depression, adoption and attachment, family issues, sexuality, spiritual concerns/abuse, shame/guilt

 

Susan enjoys hiking, cooking and spending time with her two children and their shelties Yoshi and Lottie.  She can’t wait to meet you and join you on your journey to emotional, physical and spiritual freedom and wholeness. 

Susan Lester