Susan Anewalt, Counseling Intern
Available on Evenings & Saturdays
Susan Anewalt is a masters level intern attending Governors State University to receive her degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She specializes in working with adults and issues related to substance use and addiction. She is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and has experience working with adults in individual and group settings. Her experience has prepared her to work with a number of presenting concerns including substance use and addiction, depression, anxiety, stress, anger, self-esteem, self-injury, self-sabotage, emotional trauma, and LGBTQ+ issues. Susan is also a Level III Reiki Practitioner and Certified Holistic Health Counselor. She values a holistic approach to mental health and wellness, and enjoys working from an alternative spiritual perspective.
I believe that every person has the ability to grow and to become the best version of themselves; that every person has the potential to reach their goals and dreams; and that every individual deserves success in every aspect of their lives. While I can be solution focused in my approach I also believe that digging deep into oneself, with intense honesty, can bring about deep healing which inevitably leads to growth and change. I provide a relaxed, safe, and judgement free space for introspection, honesty, exploration, emotional release.
“Only by much searching and mining are gold and diamonds obtained, and man can find every truth connected with his being if he will dig deep into the mine of the soul.”