Susan Chicca, LCSW-C BCD is a clinical social worker specializing in working with individuals, couples, and groups, and maintains a private practice in Woodstock, Maryland.
With over 25 years experience and as a graduate of University of Maryland School of Social Work specializing in mental health, she is currently working with a broad spectrum of clients. Clinical experience and area of expertise include: Short and Long Term Psychotherapy of Adults, Relationship, Couple, Parenting Difficulties, Depression and related Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Relaxation Training and other mind body treatment strategies, Pain Management and Adjustment to Chronic IIlness, Life Transitions, Grief and Loss, Groups for Children with Anxiety. In addition an especially strong interest in helping couples reconnect and improve their communication and relationship.
Ms. Chicca sees therapy as a collaborative process to understand and improve ones life within the safety of a trusting relationship. She is skilled in a variety of therapeutic modalities along with providing support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She offers a personalized approach tailored to each of her client's individual needs. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Education University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Social Work
License, State of Maryland 08365
Internship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital Pain Treatment Center and Geriatric Psychiatric Unit
Additional Training with Harvard Community Mental Health in Behavioral Medicine
Certified to present the Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster Workshop www.healfaster.com
Member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Member of Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
Member of the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW)