Susan Caso's background in counseling and therapy
Susan Caso, MA, LPC earned an undergraduate degree in both Psychology and Human Development from the University of Kansas, along with a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education from the University of Colorado. She followed her education with ten months of training under the esteemed Dr. Bruce Perry and his Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics. In 2008, Susan also trained under Dr. David Grand, PhD. from Manhattan, New York, in Brainspotting both Phase I and II. Both edifications with Dr. Perry and Dr. Grand provided extensive learning and practice in innovative, instrumental therapy methods for traumatic childhood events. Susan also acquired additional training in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, anxiety and bipolar disorders.
Clinical experience spans nearly a decade for Susan. She’s worked in a variety of settings including outpatient counseling, residential treatment, private practice, Denver Public Schools and non-profit organizations. Susan has active experience in both public and private schools counseling at–risk youth, suicidal teens and kids with difficult behavior issues. Currently, she is affiliated with the Boulder Psychotherapy Guild, Second Wind Fund, Boulder Psychotherapy Institute, Rocky Mountain Brainspotting Institute and Catholic Charities.
The sole developer of “Stop the Drama”, a group designed for adolescent girls and “MEMO™,” a program designed for adults dealing with depression, anxiety and self-esteem issues, Susan provides psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, adults and families in the Boulder area. She counsels clients with both acute and chronic mental illnesses, and has shown great success in helping individuals overcome anxiety, depression and unresolved issues affecting day-to-day lives.
“Susan‘s compassion and knowledge for the issues facing children, adults and families is the foundation for her work with clients. Her genuine commitment to helping is evident from the first session.”
– MEGAN COOK, LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER
My dog ‘Stella’ comes to all my sessions. She welcomes each client with such warmth, excitement and joy, that it immediately reduces their stress and lifts their spirits. Whether my client is an adult or a child, Stella provides an at-home feeling allowing my clients to be comfortable and relaxed. She is also an excellent snuggler.