Susan Adler , LCSW

River Forest
United States

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Susan Adler

Former Social Worker of the Year (Chicago) named by National Association of Social Workers, Chicago. Published, award winning experienced psychotherapist. 28 years of professional, clinical experience. National speaker. Fluent in both English & Spanish. American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) clinical member & supervisor.

Respectful, skilled, organized, friendly & approachable. Model based approach. Works well w/ clients of all ages, both male & female. Goal based, non-pathologizing strength, based model. Established leader in the field. Highly recommended as a humanistic, safe, therapist & clinical supervisor.

Pre-marital, marital coaching/psychotherapy, separation/divorce recovery, adult individual psychotherapy, family therapy, relationship and intimacy issues, adult children of alcoholics, stress and trauma recovery, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, adult survivors of sexual abuse, eating disorders, life coaching, assertiveness, adjusting to parenthood, performance issues, and communication, etc.

AAMFT and LCSW supervision available. Consultation and workshops available on "How to Improve Your Marriage," "Thriving as A Working Mother," "Sexual Abuse: Treatment and Prevention," "Postpartum Depression: Treatment and Prevention," and "Latinas and Postpartum Depression: Treatment and Depression," "Life Coaching," "Child Abuse and Neglect: Treatment and Prevention," "Family Systems," among others.

Author of the book "My Body Is Mine, My Feelings Are Mine: A Storybook about Body Safety for Young Children with an Adult Guide Book" (1995) both published under the name Susan Hoke, the award-winning educational video, "Raising Sexually Healthy Children: Sexual Development, Sexual Abuse Prevention & Self Esteem for Children Under Seven" (1998) with Louise Welsh Schrank.

AFTA Membership Information

Member since 1992

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