"Life is a long lesson in humility.

- Sir J. M. Barrie
Scottish novelist & dramatist
(1860-1937)


"When we were children we used to think that when we were grown up we would no longer be vulnerable, but to grow is to accept vulnerability.

- Madeleine L'Engle

Professional Development

Susan continues to expand her clinical capabilities through workshops, seminars and other professional development.

She has completed the following programs:

  • P.A.C.T. model of marital therapy (Toronto) Level I & Level II
  • A.E.D.P immersion Columbia University New York City
  • Introduction to Collaborative Practice (Level I Training), Toronto
  • Advanced Collaborative Practitioner's Training (Level II Training), Toronto
  • Externship in 'Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy,' Ottawa Couples and Family Institute
  • 'Trauma Uncertainty and Patterns of Attachment,' Doris Brothers, Trinity College, Toronto
  • Relational Psychotherapy, Jean Baker Millar Institute, Stone Center at Wellesley College, Boston
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Sue Johnson, Toronto
  • 'After the Affair,' Janis Abrams Spring, Toronto
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Les Greenberg, Toronto
  • 'Bringing the best out in couples even when they are at their worst,' Hincks Dellcrest, Toronto
  • 'Engaging Men in Therapy,' Hincks Dellcrest, Toronto
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, 'Relationships and Brain Chemistry,' Toronto
  • Sensorimotorpsychotherapy, Pat Ogden, Toronto
  • The Study of Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders, Clare Pain, Toronto
  • Treating Trauma and Addictions, Kathy Steeles, Toronto
  • Long Shadows of Trauma, 2002, Toronto
  • Trauma Dissociation and Attachment, Vancouver
  • Dissociative Disorders Training, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto (International Society for the Study of Dissociation)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Toronto

Susan also participates in ongoing peer review and clinical supervision of her practice.


Susan Stephenson, R.P. M.Ed. Toronto, Ontario
586 Eglinton Ave. East, Suite 809, Toronto, Ontario M4P 1P2
Phone: 416-964-8271 Email: susan@susanstephenson.ca