Susan Tully is currently working towards her Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Fuller Seminary. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She joins Therapy With Heart as a student intern under the supervision of Bonnie Lewis, LMFT (AZMFT #15288).
Susan has over 28-years of experience as an Occupational Therapist specializing in neurological and cognitive rehabilitation, working with individuals and families who have experienced a wide array of medical crises. She also has 15-years of experience as a faculty member teaching in a graduate program in OT, where she enjoys mentoring emerging adults as they navigate life stressors and transitions. Susan has been married for 24 years and has 3 sons.
Susan has received training in various therapeutic modalities and brings an Emotionally Focused (EFT), and/or Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) perspective to the counseling room. Susan has a strong desire to walk alongside individuals, families, and couples as they seek to overcome individual issues; relational challenges; and pursue emotional, spiritual and physical wellness.
Susan approaches her work with clients from a holistic and systemic perspective, and strives to foster a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive atmosphere for therapy based on honest communication and trust. Her areas of focus include:
• Individual therapy
• Couples therapy
• Phase of life stress and transitions
• Emerging adulthood
• Feeling stuck
• Difficulty communicating
• Individuals and families experiencing medical issues or crises
• Parenting concerns
• Blended families
• Wellness and Lifestyle enhancement