Suzanne Burger, Psy.D.
|Professions: Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy|
|License Status: I'm a licensed professional.|
|Primary Credential: Psychologist - 011415-1|
Billing and Insurance
I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage
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My focus in individual therapy is on helping people recognize how their past contributes to the challenges and conflicts they face and how their present offers them opportunities to feel, think and act in new, self-affirming ways. One central goal is to build on areas of strength and competence and to develop resources to counter negative patterns of living.
I am a Certified Gottman Therapist. In working with couples, I provide specific assignments for strengthening the positive aspects of the relationship and give couples tools to negotiate their differences more effectively. We explore how patterns learned in childhood are replicated in the marriage/relationship and develop strategies to alter maladaptive patterns. Learning to self-soothe in the face of conflict is a key strategy.
In 2012 I published my first self-help book for couples: Steering Your Marriage.
Email or Call Suzanne Burger, Psy.D. at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 01567
More Info About My Practice
Fee for service only. Sliding scale fee available. To learn more, please call me. Evening hours available.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
I specialize in working with couples with long-standing issues as well as acute stressors such as the loss of a child, unemployment, relocation. My specialized couples training has given me specific skills that enhance my work with couples.
Services I Provide
- Clinical Supervision
- Family Therapy
- Individual Therapy & Counseling
- Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
Ages I Work With
Groups I Work With
Pre-marital counseling; Gottman Method Couples Therapy working with couples struggling with conflict, infidelity, sexual incompatibility (or sexless marriages,) or alienation; new moms and parenting issues; families dealing with chronic illness.
I also work with new and expectant parents and am a Certified Gottman Educator who offers the Bringing Baby Home workshop developed by John and Julie Gottman.
My child and adult practice specializes in depression, OCD and other anxiety disorders.
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