Sue Razbadouski, LCSW, ACSW

Sue Razbadouski, LCSW, ACSW

  • Creates a safe and comfortable therapeutic relationship while helping clients access their strengths and develop effective coping strategies that consider the unique aspects of their lives.
  • Recognizes that well-being includes mental and physical health and empowers people to take an active role in change.
  • Has extensive experience working with women through life transitions and empowers their growth
  • Substantial experience assessing, diagnosing and working with depression, anxiety and family/couple’s issues and helping people manage life changes.
  • Particularly experienced in working with LGBT clients and families
  • Expert knowledge of community resources for people of all ages.

Sue Razbadouski sees her role with clients as a facilitator helping them to recognize and build on their strengths while supporting them as they seek solutions to the challenges that their life presents. She helps them learn more about themselves while developing new skills and resolving issues that improve their quality of life. Sue instills hope, believing in the potential that every person has to make positive changes regardless of their past experiences and tailors her therapeutic approach to each client’s particular circumstances and goals.

An experienced clinician, Sue has extensive experience working with clients throughout the lifespan from varied backgrounds. Whether it’s a mental health issue, family or relationship concerns or a desire for personal growth and a more fulfilling life, Sue is committed to providing a safe place for people to explore their feelings and alternatives while they access and develop their strengths to find solutions.

Sue is proficient in treating a variety of behavioral health issues including depression and anxiety as well as relationship issues and stress management. She has particular expertise in working with women’s issues as well as with the LGBT population. Her background in manufacturing and non-profit management as the Executive Director of Family Counseling Services give her a solid understanding of the stresses encountered in the workplace and what is needed to be successful.

Her clinical experience includes working at a community mental health center and as a therapist at a local family service agency. Additionally she’s served as a clinical consultant for psychotherapists at all levels of experience as well as a hospice consultant. She is committed to continuing education in order to provide the highest level of service possible to her clients.

Sue has a Master’s degree in Social Work from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a BS in Business Management from Northern Illinois University. She’s active in the National Association of Social Workers at the State and National level and serves on the State of Illinois’ Social Work Examining and Disciplinary Advisory Board.

Sue welcomes the opportunity to work with her clients to help them move forward in their lives. Recognizing and working with the strong connection between physical and mental health, Sue seeks to aid each client in achieving well-being in a comfortable and safe therapeutic setting.