Susan has practiced social work for over 32 years. She finds it an honor to be a part of patients' and families’ journeys and to help during stressful times. She joined OHSU to be a part of the Collaborative Care Model, bringing mental health services to the primary care clinic at the Center for Women's Health. Susan provides Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, supportive counseling and solution-focused therapy.
Susan is new to Portland and enjoys exploring the area with her husband, Daniel. They have a 100-pound lab mix who also loves adventures. They have also added a 4-pound kitten, Gus, to their family since moving to Oregon. Susan's daughter is still in Michigan, completing her senior year of college. There will be lots of flights back and forth. They deeply relate to "The Gilmore Girls.”
Education and training
- B.A., 1988, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- M.S.W., 1990, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor