Suzanne LaFauce is a licensed graduate professional counselor in the state of Maryland. She completed her undergraduate work at Northern Illinois University, where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. Suzanne obtained her Master of Science degree in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling at Texas Tech University.
While earning her degree, Suzanne continued to work in the mental health field supporting adults struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and schizoaffective disorders. In addition, Suzanne completed her internship as an outpatient therapist for adults in community mental health services, building upon her knowledge and experience.
Suzanne’s philosophy is represented in Steve Marboli’s statement:
“The power to change your life lies in the simplest of steps.”
As someone seeking to transform your life, some questions you may have are:
- What is stopping me from living a fulfilled and balanced life?
- What is my value/worth?
- Am I on the right path?
- Why is it difficult for me to adapt to change?
Suzanne will help you answer these questions and more as she strives to assist clients in empowering themselves to create positive change. Her therapeutic approach is client-centered; she believes that a strong therapeutic relationship, non-judgement, and unconditional acceptance are key to helping individuals grow. Suzanne utilizes person-centered therapy, focusing on clients’ personal strengths and honoring the dignity and worth of every client. Person-centered therapy empowers the client to create their own unique outcomes that better serve their goals. Suzanne believes in facilitating a positive environment to empower clients to add tools to their emotional toolbox. Her goal is to provide a safe, genuine, and empathic environment, collaborating with the client to facilitate meaningful positive change.
If you feel that Suzanne’s approach would be a good fit for you, please feel free to contact us to arrange for a consultation. Suzanne would be honored to join you on your journey.