Susan Osofsky is in private practice in Richmond, Virginia, specializing in the treatment of OCD, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and trauma. She completed her BS in Education from Syracuse University and received her MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University. Before she entered private practice over 20 years ago, Susan was a Senior Mental Health Clinician on a Crisis Intervention team at a community services board where she provided crisis intervention services to the community and Critical Incident Stress Debriefings to law enforcement, fire, and rescue workers. She has also worked in community corrections and residential drug treatment.

She is also an Online Instructor for the University of New England Graduate School of Social Work. She presents at national conferences and provides consultation for licensed social workers, psychologists, and professional counselors. Susan is a dynamic speaker who uses humor, case examples, and experiential activities to complement her presentations.

Susan is certified as a Level II EMDR practitioner and as an instructor of Life Force Yoga for Depression. She has also completed the certificate program in Advanced Trauma Treatment from The University of Maryland School of Social Work.

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December 16, 2024
8:45 AM - 4:15 PM (ET)
Location:
Virtual Training on Zoom

In this workshop, we’ll explore Exposure/Response Prevention (Ex/RP), a model that’s been shown to be highly effective.

Zoe Nasios
LCSW-C, LMSW

She was very knowledgeable, very organized and interactive and informative. Loved the real life case studies.

Rita Etter
LCSW-C

Susan was very knowledgeable, shared her own experiences, shared a little about herself, approachable, very authentic, obviously loves what she's doing.

Zoe Nasios
LCSW-C, LMSW

She was very knowledgeable, very organized and interactive and informative. Loved the real life case studies.

Sarah P. Lewis
MSW LCSW

The materials were comprehensive and easy to follow. The instruction style was engaging and supportive.

Lindsey McDaniel
LCSW-C

Susan was very knowledgeable and shared a lot of concrete, usable strategies while also providing a clear framework in a way that was understandable for me and that I can use with clients.

Julie Bivins
LCSW

Susan was very knowledgeable and personable - a good combination!

Melissa Schnaar
LCSW-C

Susan was very knowledgeable and experienced in working with clients struggling with OCD.

Judith Proctor
BA, MSW, LCSW-C, MDiv

Susan was very human and approachable.

Parke Sterling
LPC

Susan was personable and good-natured. Combined with her being informed that made the workshop valuable.

Stephanie Barbara Perry
LCSW-C

Susan was in command of her subject but also had a great sense of humor.

Carlada Razmus
LCPC

Susan was really great. Her information [in Effectively Treating Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder] was not new but it did validate that what I'm doing with my anxious clients works. I did learn more about OCD which was great too.

Meghan Edwards
LGPC

Susan was incredibly engaging and knowledgeable about anxiety and OCD disorders. I normally dislike group activities but these made sense and were fun!

I Marie Henderson Sima
LCSW-C

Susan was easy to follow & understand; and, she was especially honest if she didn't know something.

Julie Morton
LCSW-C

Susan and Heather were a great team [in Couples Work and Why it Matters in Modern Times]. They worked together to highlight where their modalities overlapped and differed. They were both very knowledgable.

Paul Timin
LCSW-C

Susan connects with her audience with warmth and humor.

Markeeta Martin
LGPC

She was very interactive and kept a positive attitude during the entire training.

Amy Waldron
LCPC

She [Susan] was [a] great [facilitator], very informed on the topic [of Effectively Treating Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder].

Zoe Nasios
LMSW

She [Susan] was very knowledgeable, very organized and it interactive and informative. Loved the real life case studies.

Kimberly S. Rowan
PHD, LCP

She [Susan] provided great ideas and suggestions given her expertise... it felt safe to ask questions, learn, and even be wrong because she was supportive and warm.

Paul Timin
LCSW-C

She [Susan] connects with her audience with warmth and humor.

Katy Alexander
LCPAT, ATR-BC, LCPC

I liked that the presenter made the material easy to understand. She was able to cover a lot of material in the time of the workshop. I also really liked to hear specific examples that will help with our future clients.

Michelle Market
LPC

I appreciated Susan's approachability with asking questions and how well she explained things providing us with stories of what she would share with her own clients.

Katharine Hart
LCSW-C

I appreciated the smaller group size which allowed for excellent group discussion. The presenter was very knowledgeable about the subject and had excellent real world examples to share. Very worthwhile and helpful training!

Linda S. Shapiro

I appreciated Susan’s expertise, personal sharing of cases, and her personality.

Jacqueline Trombley
LCSW-C

Facility was convenient and comfortable. Process was organized. Presenter was knowledgeable and helpful. Content [for Effectively Treating Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder] was great!

Barbara Roth
LCSW-C

Enjoyed [Effectively Treating Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder]. Presenter very knowledgeable, especially about OCD treatment of which I knew basically nothing. Experiential exercise really gave me a “felt sense” of what it is like to have OCD. Very challenging.

Bernadette Wendel
LCSW-C

[What I liked best was] Susan's abundance of knowledge and understanding of OCD, as well as her enthusiasm and warm style towards presenting this training.

Shannon Maple
LCSW-C

[Susan is] Very positive, warm, and open and made it a safe space for discussion and learning.

Jenny Jarrell
LCSW-C

[Susan is] Very informative and made the training interesting and interactive.