Susie Schrader, M.Ed., MA, LPCC
Susie Schrader holds a Master’s degree in clinical psychology from Bethel University. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in geophysics curriculum design and instruction from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Prior to becoming a therapist, Ms. Schrader worked for 10 years as a middle school science teacher, so she naturally incorporates psychoeducation related to biology and physiology in the therapy process. Ms. Schrader has experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families who are struggling with anxiety, depression, emotional dysregulation, and academic struggles. She is specially trained in treating trauma through EMDR (eye movement, desensitization, and re-processing therapy) and Trauma Focused Sensorimotor Therapy. Furthermore, with training in the Sacred Art of Living and Dying (end of life therapeutic interventions), she assists clients who have recently experienced loss or been diagnosed with a chronic illness.
Ms. Schrader focuses on exploring and cultivating client strengths in therapy and believes that although people are often doing the best they can, skills can always be deepened. She utilizes curiosity and creativity in therapy for the enhancement of building success with her clients.
Ms. Schrader is a lover of nature and embraces the seasonal changes in Minnesota. She enjoys gardening, boating, walking, fishing, entertaining, cooking, and reading. She is the mother of three children, an adoptive mother of a child with special needs, and a foster parent to many. Family time together at the cabin is a special treat. Skol Vikes!