TRAINING THE MIND TO BUILD A NOURISHING LIFE
Partnering with individuals, physicians, employers, and mental health providers to support health and well-being.
Psychotherapist, Meditation Facilitator
Susie is on the board and faculty of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy (www.meditationandpsychotherapy.org). She is also certified as a Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Teacher through the UCSD Center for Mindfulness and serves as the Educational Co-Director of the the Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy Program. She teaches MSC at The Center for Mindfulness and Compassion at Cambridge Health Alliance (https://www.chacmc.org/), as well as MSC Core Skills and an intensive version of the MSC curriculum at Kripalu Center for Yoga in Lenox, MA. She has practiced meditation for many years, primarily in the Insight tradition.
Susie's experience includes ongoing work with Harvard University and The Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital. Previous engagements include Harvard Medical School, China-Canada Mindfulness Association, the Bedford and Providence VA, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and MassBay Community College.
Susie completed the following trainings:
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Teacher Training
Compassion Cultivation Training
Somatic Self-Compassion Training
Peer-mentoring for the Benson Henry Institute Stress Management & Resiliency Program at Massachusetts General Hospital
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Certificate Program from the Institute for Meditation & Psychotherapy
Ketamine Assisted-Therapy Training (Polaris and Fluence)
In her former professional iteration, Susie worked most recently for Partners HealthCare International as a Market Director. She also led the start-up of a retainer-based healthcare practice in the UK. Her professional background leaves her well equipped to tailor programs for business professionals and employers, and her experience working and living internationally (India, UK, Peru, China, Australia), affords her some cross-cultural acumen. Susan is conversant in Spanish.