Suzanne Leitner is a Licensed Social Worker and a Certified Addictions Professional in the State of Florida with more than 13 years professional counseling experience. Suzanne counsels individuals, families, and groups. She has a wide range of clinical experience and has worked with people of all ages. Suzanne specializes in addictions, depression, anxiety disorders, and individuals adjusting to life changes. In addition to providing clinical supervision, she has taught as an adjunct professor/lecturer at Florida International University.

Ms Leitner has a Master of Social Work degree from Florida International University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. She is a member of National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

Ms Leitner has worked as a therapist and Director of Residential Services with The Starting Place, Inc. in Hollywood, Florida, where she gained extensive experience in treating adolescents. As a director and manager of various community programs, she has written grants and implemented needed services in the community. She has worked as a medical social worker dealing with psychological issues related to chronic illness. She has experience running groups with the geriatric population in a partial hospitalization program addressing psychiatric issues and helping the elderly manage life transitions. She has also held a variety of counseling positions with the Department of Children and Families.

Ms. Leitner has been employed with Memorial Regional Hospital (MRH) for over 6 years. At MRH she implemented and facilitated therapeutic programming for adolescents in the community as well as adults in acute care psychiatric units and intensive outpatient settings. She has worked with people in her private practice settings for over 10 years and helped rehabilitate federal offenders on probation. Overall, she has provided countless assessments helping individuals identify areas of potential growth and healing. As a skilled clinician, she is able to use her wide variety of professional experiences and education to assist individuals with their particular goals.

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