About Dr. Suzanne Blaising

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Dr. Suzanne Blaising is a psychotherapist and relationship expert with over 20 years of experience working with individuals and couples. She will help you gain the courage to face your issues and provide the necessary tools to make positive and lasting changes in your life.

Dr. Blaising has done extensive research on social media and its impact on individuals and their relationships.

Education

University of Illinois - Chicago: Masters of Social Work (MSW)
Institute for Clinical Social Work: PhD

Certifications

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Northwestern University Divorce Mediation & Conflict Resolution Certification
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Certified Therapist
Relationship Enhancement Educator (RET): National Insitutue for Relationship Enhancement
Recovery from Affairs Recommended Therapist: Beyond Affairs Network (BAN)
Certified Smart Steps Educator: Stepfamily Association of America
Certified Premarital Educator: Pick A Partner Program

Memberships

Member of the American Psychological Association (APA)
Member of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR)

Services

Individual Therapy

Dr. Blaising has over 20 years of clinical therapeutic expertise working with individuals and couples.

As a certified Pick a Partner educator, she will help you understand why you choose the partners you do, what it takes to have a healthy relationship and give you the tools you need to build a lasting bond.

Dr. Blaising is a certified EMDR therapist. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an approach to psychotherapy proven to be effective for the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as well the treatment of anxiety, addiction, eating disorders, panic attacks and grief and stress reduction.

Couples Therapy

Dr. Blaising can help you resolve conflict in a positive and healthy way. You and your partner will receive a comprehensive assessment of your relationship in order to have a healthy, fulfilling relationship.

She is a certified divorce mediator and has extensive experience working with couples who have decided to end their relationship, and can help you deal with the challenges and complexities life after a divorce brings. She is a Certified Smart Steps Educator: Stepfamily Association of America.

Dr. Blaising, a recommended Beyond the Affairs therapist, can help you repair and rebuild your relationship after an affair.

Social Media Counseling

With the pervasiveness of social networking sites, the face-to-face interactions and social life of many users have been impacted by online interactions. These online interactions do not supply the necessary ingredients for healthy self-development.

Dr. Blaising is a expert and researcher on the impact of social media on mental health and relationships. She specializes in online addiction.

Dr. Blaising offers virtual therapy sessions with you via phone or Internet in addition to her office.

Contact

Dr. Suzanne Blaising

233 East Erie Street, Suite 703
Chicago, IL 60611-5931

312.944.3565

suzanne@planbtherapy.com