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Susan McGowan, BSW, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

How Susan McGowan, BSW, MSW, RSW can help

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Susan McGowan, BSW, MSW, RSW, is a Registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Work. She worked as a therapist in Ontario for over 20 years before recently moving to Cold Lake. Her practice includes working with children, adolescents and adults who have experiences living with stress, depression, anxiety, addictions and trauma. Susan has published and been invited to speak, nationally and internationally, in her areas of interest including DBT, Mental Health, Forensics and HIV/AIDS. Susan is interested in helping people build upon their own strengths to learn to understand and express their emotions.  To support people in meeting their goals, Susan helps them to learn new skills using a variety of techniques found in Mindfulness, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and EMDR.  She has a special interest in working with families of military members and those who are no longer in military service. Susan believes that self-compassion is the greatest gift that we can give ourselves. She strives to treat everyone with empathy, respect and kindness regardless of gender, sexuality, race or religion.


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888-622-8350 ext. 123