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Susann Cortes

LCSW

Behavioral Health Therapist

Susann Cortes, LCSW specializes in adolescent care, trauma informed care, sexual violence, PTSD, anxiety, depression, life transitions, self-esteem building, LGBT and transgender health, and behavioral therapy (CBT/ DBT). She treats patients at our Jamaica Center and Sutphin Boulevard Health Centers in Queens. Susann is fluent in English and Spanish.

 

Susann can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Susann completed her undergraduate degree at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Forensic Psychology and her Masters of Social Work at The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. She is trained in Trauma Focus Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectic Behavioral Therapy.

Susann is passionate about providing holistic mental health services and skill building. Susann has extensive experience working with transgender and gender non-conforming clients exploring their gender identity and transitioning, as well as connecting them to resources within the healthcare system.