Susanne Navas

Group Therapist

Susanne Navas
Susanne is a Resident in Counseling who has a solid background in helping people heal and feel better from the inside-out. Susanne helps patients using an integrated mind-body approach that focuses on rebuilding connection, in an effort to achieve profound, sustained wellness. She believes that healing and recovery are possible for everyone, through hard work and small steps taken consistently.

Susanne’s approach is centered on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), and Positive Psychology. As part of her integrative approach, she also incorporates a focus on physical wellness, including sleep, exercise, mindfulness, nutrition and creativity in her work with clients. She has worked in residential addiction treatment centers, including programs focusing on the first responder population, and an outpatient treatment center for eating disorders. Her patients have included athletes, members of law enforcement and the military, executives, and parents as well as teens, college students and young adults. She helps patients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and unhealthy relationships with substances and other addictive behaviors.

Susanne completed her undergraduate degree in French and Spanish at Rutgers University, followed by a M.A. in International Affairs from American University. Pivoting with life and its twists and turns, Susanne was drawn toward a career in wellness, and became a certified Life Coach and Triathlon Coach, as well as yoga instructor. Susanne added a second master’s degree, in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through the College of William & Mary. She holds various certifications, including Yoga4Sobriety and trauma-informed yoga instruction, and speaks Spanish fluently.

Susanne is a licensed resident in counseling and is supervised by Jill Jacobs, LPC License Number 0701010843