Susan Blevins, MSW, LCSW, LCAS
Susan has worked as a therapist in various capacities since the early 2000’s. She aims to build respectful and trusting therapeutic relationships to create a safe and non-judgmental space where healing and personal growth can begin. She has a passion for supporting others as they learn, heal, grow, and become their best, most authentic selves.
Clients she works with
- Ages 16 and over
- For addictions and substances use disorders, Susan works with ages 12 and over
Areas she works in
Depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, addictions, eating disorders, personality disorders, and PTSD and other trauma related disorders.
- Cognitive-Behavioral (CBT)
- Dialectical-Behavioral (DBT)
- Solution-Focused Therapy
- Motivational Interviewing for addictions
Susan earned her Master of Social Work degree from Appalachian State University. She also and has extensive training and experience in assisting those with substance use disorders.
In her free time, Susan spends time with her two daughters, often hiking or heading out to local parks. She loves live music, and has fun going with groups of friends to local venues. As a busy single mom, she loves her quiet time, and fills it with yoga and reading. She loves all animals, and she and her daughter often volunteer with a local rescue, where they benefit as much from caring for the dogs and puppies as the animals do. She has three cats, Adzo, Jinx, and Cordelia, and will likely share pictures if asked. As a therapist, Susan assists clients in identifying activities that have the potential to add purpose and meaning to their lives, and strongly encourages self care.
What guides you in your work as a therapist?
“Every person has the ability to maximize their strengths, learn new ways to deal with painful past learning, and create lasting positive change in their lives.”