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  • Anthem
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • MaineCare
  • Aetna
  • Cigna

Susan Shaw, LCPC

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with offices in Portland and Biddeford, Maine. I received a Masters in Expressive Therapy from Lesley University in Cambridge and have completed additional training in several fields including: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Dialectical Behavior Therapy; Suicide Prevention; Culturally Competent Care for Adolescents; Assessment and Treatment of Attachment, Trauma, and Addiction; The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Brain Development; and Clinical Management of Sleep Disorders. I have post-graduate training in filial therapy and play therapy. I welcome adults, adolescents, and children.


  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral
  • Bipolar
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • PTSD
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma

Treatment Approach

  • Play Therapy
  • Attachment
  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Expressive Arts
  • Hypnotic Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Gestalt
  • Narrative Therapy