Clinician In The Spotlight:
Susie Mason, LGPC
As a psychotherapist, it is Susie’s most sincere desire to develop a supportive, trusting, and caring relationship with her clients and to instill hope. In therapy, she works in partnership with her clients to identify issues, establish goals, and find solutions. She respects and honors her clients as unique individuals and as the best experts of their lives and experiences.
Susie brings a diversity of life experiences to her practice in working with adults, with an emphasis on, but not limited to, women’s issues and transitional life issues, endings and beginnings, especially as encountered in midlife and beyond. It is her passion to help and support her clients along their journey.
Susie’s philosophy on therapy is that it involves commitment and hard work from both client and therapist. She is committed to the process and works with compassion and creativity in working with her clients. Through an integral approach, she assists clients to draw on their own strengths and resources. She believes each client has the ability to overcome challenges and to make deep and lasting changes toward a greater sense of self, integrity, resiliency, and resourcefulness.
Susie has a Master’s of Science Degree in Counseling from McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland, as well as a Master’s of Science Degree in Educational Counseling from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She is a former school counselor in Fairfax County, Virginia and Washington County, Maryland who chose in midlife to follow a new career path as a licensed psychotherapist. Susie previously worked in a mental health agency providing individual and group therapy to clients from children through older adults.
Susie offers a warm, comfortable, stimulating, and accepting environment for her clients to examine the issues they are trying to deal with in their lives. Her caring and empathic style enables her clients to identify and reach their goals and approach their fullest potential.
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