About Susan

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Master of Social Work (MSW) degrees from McGill University
  • Working as a Registered Social Worker for over 40 years
  • Member in Good Standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
  • Member in Good Standing with the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW)
  • Private practice for 34 years while maintaining part-time positions in the public sector, including children’s mental health, inpatient psychiatry, family service agencies, and recently (for 27 years) at a university counselling centre.
  • Training social work interns for 27 years as a field instructor at various universities in Canada and the USA.
  • Attended over 80 educational workshops, conferences, and other training opportunities to continue to learn and grow in the field.
  • Presentations given at various mental health agencies, hospitals, camps, and educational facilities, mostly on working with trauma.
  • Provide consultations to other professionals on relevant issues in the field.
  • I am registered to provide service in Ontario.