Susannah Harrison, M.A., LPC has over twenty-five years of experience working with adolescents, adults and families within independent school settings as a mental health counselor. She completed her master’s degree in counseling at Boston College, and was a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Atlanta for six years before relocating to Virginia in 2004. She has been working with adolescents, young adults and adults in private practice for 12 years.
Susannah's clinical areas of expertise include: anxiety, depression, substance abuse, school refusal, ADHD, learning differences, sexual abuse, self-harm, parenting issues, divorce and grief/loss. She uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to treat depression and anxiety and her clinical work focuses on the use of cognitive-behavioral and family-systems theories.
Susannah has recently received training in SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions) therapy, a structured intervention aimed at helping parents better understand and target their child’s anxiety.