Outpatient Executive Director
Susan comes to Pasadena Villa with over 25 years of private and public MH/SA experience since earning her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Chicago. Upon graduation Susan started her career at the University of Chicago Hospital on the adult inpatient unit serving on both the neuropsych and personality disorders teams working closely with top professionals in the field.
In addition to individual psychotherapy, Susan enjoyed facilitating psychotherapy groups and family/couples sessions often including residents and interns for training. After moving to NC, Susan held several management positions including Clinical Director for a 2-county mental health program, Social Work Director for Dorothea Dix Hospital and most recently Clinical Operations Director for a statewide non-profit provider.
Susan especially enjoys leadership positions where she has been able to foster growth and development in her staff resulting in success for the company. In addition to direct MH/SA work, Susan worked for many years at a Behavioral Health analytics company which served as a consultant to state and commercial customers working to improve the quality of care while reducing costs.
Location: Pasadena Villa Outpatient - Raleigh, NC