Susan N. Harris MA, LPCC, LLC

Susan N. Harris MA, LPCC, LLC

Professions: Counseling, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LPCC - 0080601
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 02191
Office 1
2019 Galisteo Suite N-2
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 - United States
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Billing and Insurance

I am an in-network provider for:

  • AmeriGroup
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • ComPsych
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Presbyterian Health Plan/Presbyterian Insurance Company

Fees: $80-$90 hr.

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I have been in practice in New Mexico for 14 years, treating depression, anxiety, relationships and life changes.I like to use a listening, supportive stance with clients to help them feel comfortable in talking about their problems. I tailor each client's therapy to their personal needs, combining different modes of treatment. Some of the techniques I use are mindfulness, regulating emotions, relationship skills, and tolerating distress.I specialize in couples counseling, PTSD,and with the military. I believe that therapy works, and is worth the time, effort, and money you put into it.

Email or Call Susan N. Harris MA, LPCC, LLC at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 02191

More Info About My Practice

My usual fee is $80- $90 hr., but I also work on a sliding scale. I take most insurance plans, including Blue Cross,United Behavioral Health, Humana, Magellan, Medicaid, Triwest, VA, Ceridian, TriCare, Value Options, Military One Source, and Presbyterian. I also work with several Employee Assistance Programs. I also take credit cards.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I believe I am adept at helping people with their relationship issues.I am fully trained in DBT Relationship Skills, a form of Cognitive Behavioral therapy as well as several family systems theories, ie. Bowen theory, Attachment Theory, and Somatic Principles. It is rarely the superficial problems that bring clients into therapy that are the real cause of the conflict, but there are underlying issues that need to be revealed to help them deal with their feelings. Often the nervous system gets triggered by past or even childhood experiences, and when that is brought into the light, clients can work on what is actually going on in the present. We all have some past or childhood traumas that affect our relationships. I believe that it is through our relationships that we most grow and learn, and growth is not always comfortable. Relationship begins in the space between us where you stop amd I begin. Clear boundaries are very important. The more differentiation or separateness a person has achieved, the less reactive he or she can be to what is going on around him. This leads to less so called codependence and more of a sense of personal power. When everyone feels empowered to some extent in a relationship, I think it makes it easier to see the other person's point of view and be willing to compromise.

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Individuals with depression, anxiety, survivors of trauma or abuse, personality disorders,couples, military and their families.

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Parenting
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Person Centered / Rogerian
  • Positive Psychology
  • Pragmatic / Experiential Therapy for Couples
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relationship Enhancement Therapy
  • Shamanic Journeying / Psychoshamanic
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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