Susan Barrow

Susan-BarrowSusan Barrow is an L.C.S.W. with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from FSU. She has over 25 years of experience as a psychotherapist in private practice and as a school behavioral health professional. Her vast amount of training (post-graduate degree) includes certifications in Co-dependency Training through the John Bradshaw Center, Hypnotherapy, Neuro-linguistic Programming, Voice Dialog, and Solution-focused Therapy. Susan is also a certified and practicing Yoga Instructor.

As a psychotherapist for individuals, families, and groups, Susan also sees herself as a coach, partner, team member, teacher, facilitator, and guide in her clients’ journeys to greater self-awareness and positive change.  She has been a counselor in a Wellness Program for the last 9 years, which focuses on weight loss, distinguishing between physical and psychological hunger, healthy eating and exercise, body image issues, managing stress, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Susan uses experiential approaches to therapy including progressive relaxation, visualization, and breathing techniques, art, music, journaling, dialoging, role-playing, and meditation and mindfulness. As a spiritually-based counselor she knows true healing doesn’t just occur on the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral levels, but that the “fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness.”     Galatians 5:22

Her clinical experience includes specialties in

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Eating disorders
  • Obesity issues and weight loss
  • Wellness behaviors
  • Faith- based counseling
  • Family and parenting issues
  • Co-dependency and 2nd Stage Recovery Issues
  • Child and Teen Adjustments
  • Couple counseling
  • Women’s issues
  • Assertiveness skills
  • Neuro-linguistic programming
  • PTSD

Her therapy skills help move people into emotional self-discovery, new territories of creative thinking and being, and learning responsibility for one’s self and healthy boundaries with others. She loves facilitating psycho-educational groups and experiential seminars. She knows we are able to learn so much from others sharing their trials and challenges, as well as their strengths, wisdom, and insights.

       “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”    -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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