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 30 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 28 years while maintaining part-time positions in the public sector, including children’s mental health, inpatient psychiatry, family service agencies, and currently (for the last 20 years) at a university counselling centre.
  • Training social work interns for 20 years as a field instructor at various universities in Canada and the USA.
  • Attended over 60 educational workshops, conferences, and other training opportunities to continue to learn and grow in the field.
    Over 40 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.