Susan Stirewalt specializes in working with children and teens, as well as offering counseling support to parents and caregivers. Susan has the cleanest, most beautifully outfitted play therapy room you have ever seen! Our providers enjoy taking a look in her office every now and then to see what new items she has added to her office.
She comes to Grace Counseling Associates with advanced training in play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma informed interventions. Susan has a true passion for working with children and adolescents, feeling called to this work and making it known that her heart is focused on the well-being of children and families. She has compassion for families who are struggling to connect and find themselves trying to navigate life challenges together.
Susan enjoys working with children and teens to address concerns such as: stress, anxiety, perfectionism, mood regulation and trauma. She also provides counseling to parents who may find it challenging to connect with their children in an effective way or who may find themselves in need of sound guidance as they navigate a life event with their child(ren), such as relocation, loss of job, divorce, military deployment, etc. Susan has extensive experience working with trauma and mood regulation concerns in both children and adolescents.
Susan is a graduate of the Townsend Institute of Leadership and Counseling at Concordia University. She brings years of experience, as a counselor and as a parent herself, to her work with clients. Susan is currently accepting clients and scheduling for early to mid April.
If you would like to read more about Susan and schedule an appointment for you, your child or your teenager, please check out her provider page HERE:
Susan Stirewalt, MA, LPC/MHSP(t), NCC - Counseling for Children, Teens and Families
Grace Counseling Associates, PLLC