Susan is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. Among her areas of expertise are couples counseling including clients struggling with relationship problems, alienation, conflict and infidelity issues. Susan also enjoys working with children, adolescents and families incorporating a creative approach using art, play and sand tray therapy. She has received additional training in Gottman Couples Therapy, Couples in Conflict and PREP (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) to further help couple’s and families improve their relationships.
Susan worked for the Cayman Island Government in Grand Cayman for over 6 years as a Family Therapist helping families overcome a variety of problems including working at an inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol treatment facility.
B.A. in Elementary Education from Texas Wesleyan University (1996)
M.S. in Family Therapy from Texas Wesleyan University (2000)
Co-Founder with spouse, Dr. Jon Shepard, of Lake Worth Counseling, PLLC (2014)
Licensed Clinical Supervisor for LPC-Interns and LMFT-Associates (2015)