Susan Schaffer

Accepting Clients

Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start...Nido Quben.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Northbrook, IL

  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Contact
  • Individual

About My Clients

Providing individual therapy and counseling with individuals struggling with Depression, Anxiety, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Grief, Loss, & Bereavement, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, and/or complicated with medical and/or substance use co-morbidities. Certified Grief Counselor Specialist.

My Background and Approach

With 25 years of experience, I have supported adults presenting with mental health needs and/or complex co-morbidites; ensuring needs are met in the most appropriate setting. A warm and empathic environment is provided to increase your comfort and confidence in sharing your life experiences. I believe in a client-centered approach, exploring all facets of an individual's life; highlighting individual strengths to achieve personal goals. Collaborating with families and coordinating care with other providers is emphasized. Motivational interviewing, CBT, & solution-focused techniques are employed.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

At A Glance

  • Experience: 22 years of practice
  • Languages: English


847-217-6871 Email Susan
601 Skokie Blvd., Ste 207
Northbrook, IL 60062

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