Susannah Perkins LCSW


“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.”

C.S. Lewis

What IS a Specialty?

A specialty is an area where I have gained a lot of experience and competence through education, reading, and/or supervision. I have training in numerous issues and techniques that help people better understand themselves and change lifelong patterns. I have also learned, and continue to learn, from my clients. By connecting with you I have seen first hand how your inherent wisdom, combined with curiosity and a commitment to growth, can open doors unexpected potential, strength and possibility.

Individual Therapy

In-person or Virtual Individual Therapy

Individual therapy is a process where we work together to explore and address any personal challenges, emotional issue or relationship concerns you are dealing with.

Need to PLease / People Appeasing

The need to please or appease refers to a strong desire or inclination to seek approval, acceptance, or positive feedback from others.

The Need to Please



Depression is an issue that can affect how you think, feel and handle daily activities. It goes beyond the normal ups and downs that people experience in everyday life.


It is a natural and sometimes adaptive response to stress or potential threats. It's a normal part of life, and everyone experiences it to some degree.




Trauma refers to an emotional response to a distressing or disturbing event that overwhelms an individual's ability to cope.

Chronic Pain and Illness

Chronic pain and illness refer to conditions characterized by persistent, long-term discomfort, pain, or health issues that last for an extended period, often beyond the expected time for healing.

Chronic Pain & Illness

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