Susan J. Burchfield
Susan J. Burchfield, LLC, Independent Counselor is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Supervisor (LPCC-S). She is also a Certified Mediator and co-founder of the Assisting Our Kids (AOK) parent education program. Ms. Burchfield has worked with individuals, couples and families for over 30 years. Her areas of expertise include individual, marital and family therapy, group facilitation, consultations, mediation, training, supervision and diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders.
Ms. Burchfield is a Christian Counselor who focuses on solution-based counseling. Her goal is to help her clients quickly become more emotionally stable; therefore, she often utilizes homework assignments. Client confidentiality is very important to Ms. Burchfield, which is why outside of safety issues, all matters discussed are private.
Along with her counseling services, Ms. Burchfield provides individual and group counseling at Crisis Care Line’s House of Transition and is a member of their community collaborative. She has also provided training and/or public presentations on stress reduction, conflict resolution, increasing communication skills and organizational goals.
Ms. Burchfield has been trained in the collaborative process as a Family Specialist. In her role as a family specialist and as a licensed counselor and mediator, she has spent time assisting families as they navigate the legal system. Ms. Burchfield’s expertise as a counselor and mediator also allows her to assist parents with regard to parental rights and responsibilities, children’s reaction to divorce and the development of parental access plans.
As a member of a collaborative team and facilitator of AOK, Ms. Burchfield is able to assist parents and children transition as the structure of the family undergoes change. She encourages parents to focus on the best interest of the children, as well as remaining active and involved in their children’s lives.
Susan is now offering Skype and FaceTime sessions!
Ms. Burchfield is a member of Van Wert First United Methodist Church and plays bass with their praise band. She enjoys reading, gardening, traveling, dancing, pickle ball and other forms of exercise.
Ms. Burchfield received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Toledo, her Master’s of Science Degree in Pre-Clinical Psychology from St. Francis College and has completed 20 post master’s semester hours for her L.P.C.C. through Heidelberg College. She is a certified mediator through the Supreme Court of Ohio.