I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a private practice in San Jose, California. I see clients with a broad range of concerns and from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

Since 1992, I have helped individuals and couples improve their relationships and enhance their communication skills in a collaborative, confidential and supportive environment.

I am also a long-time sex educator who has led workshops on intimacy and sexuality.
Specialty Areas
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Communication problems
  • Sexual difficulties
  • Affairs
  • Personal or professional (career) transitions
  • Pre-marital counseling
  • Low self-esteem
  • Grief, loss, emotional pain
  • Parenting issues
  • Divorce or separation
  • Stepfamily or blended family issues
Message from Susan

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."
--George Bernard Shaw